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Kavanaugh accuser won't testify Monday but open to doing so later next week
Marijuana use is now as common among baby boomers as it is among teens, federal data show
Trump demands a border wall but many congressional Republicans just not into it
Mandan man charged with arson, throwing objects at firefighters
Man sentenced for firing gun in North Dakota Sam's Club parking lot during 'drug deal,' owning bombs
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September rainstorm dampens early harvest plans in South Dakota
Nearly half of cellphone calls will be scams by 2019, report says
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Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market
Statisticians protest proposed research agency move
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North Dakota oil, gas production returns to record levels
Proposed N.D. Land Board rules could cause delays for energy, agriculture sectors
Aging coal plants get new life under Trump plan
MHA Nation continues legal fight over oil wells near Lake Sakakawea
After tax cut, rebate on electric bills for North Dakotans is undecided
Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress
ND insurance commissioner cautions about short-term insurance plans
Flu cases already being reported in North Dakota
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'To everything there is a season,' First Congregational Church closing at New England
Parise nets lone goal as Wild fall to Stars
Sealed with a kill: Stafford, Bulldogs defeat Richardton-Taylor
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
Dickinson football roundup: Midgets prepping for Mandan offensive punch
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Commentary: If marijuana legalization has been so bad for other states, why have so many of them done it?
Commentary: What if Democratic electioneering is hurting our ability to get better trade deals?
Commentary: ND's Senate race far from over
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May 12, 2017
Port: This is what North Dakota is avoiding by keeping tobacco taxes low
A ballot initiative to implement a massive tax hike on tobacco products in North Dakota failed miserably last year. Nearly 62 percent of voters...
May 12, 2017 - 11:16am
March 5, 2017
Six ND, MN health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster
FARGO — With smoking being the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the U.S., tobacco companies and health groups seemingly would be clear...
March 5, 2017 - 8:15am
March 1, 2017
Store owner, health officials note importance of research behind vaping
Some people claim vaping has helped them stop smoking, but health care officials are not quite sold on the idea without more research being done....
March 1, 2017 - 9:45pm
January 9, 2017
ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns
FARGO—The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state...
January 9, 2017 - 8:42pm
January 6, 2017
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
Smoking pot in young adulthood does not seem to increase the risk of early stroke, but cigarette smoking does, according to a study of nearly...
January 6, 2017 - 8:36pm
November 9, 2016
Voters reject Measure 4, an attempt to raise ND’s tobacco tax, in blowout
FARGO -- Voters on Tuesday, Nov. 8, rejected the first increase to North Dakota’s tobacco tax since 1993. Measure 4 aimed to raise taxes from...
November 9, 2016 - 8:37am
October 25, 2016
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
FARGO — Campaigns surrounding Measure 4, the proposed tobacco tax increase on the state's ballot, are heating up in the final two weeks...
October 25, 2016 - 6:39pm
October 24, 2016
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
FARGO—A proposed increase in the state's tobacco tax could bring in $70 million each year, but that isn't why proponents put it on the...
October 24, 2016 - 6:15pm
August 19, 2016
Debate lighting up over tobacco tax hike
FARGO — Tobacco firms have cracked open their checkbooks to prepare to snuff out an attempt to pass an initiated measure that would bring...
August 19, 2016 - 7:21pm
April 6, 2016
Port: Don’t treat vaping like tobacco
MINOT -- “(T)he measure will treat the liquid nicotine drug (smoked via electronic cigarettes) and those who sell it exactly the same as all...
April 6, 2016 - 11:31pm
March 29, 2016
Ballot petition for tobacco tax hike approved for signatures
BISMARCK – Sponsors of a proposed measure that would raise tobacco taxes in North Dakota for the first time since 1993 can start gathering signatures to get it on the November ballot. Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Tuesday he has approved the petition for circulation. Backers...
March 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
December 10, 2015
Report: North Dakota only state spending enough on tobacco prevention
GRAND FORKS -- A report released this week argues that almost every state in the country is not spending enough money on tobacco prevention and cessation programs--every state, that is, except for North Dakota.
December 10, 2015 - 6:00am
July 29, 2015
Restrictions to be placed on e-cigarettes
Within a three-year window, the number of youth using electronic cigarettes has “exploded,” said Jeanne Prom, the executive director of the...
July 29, 2015 - 10:43pm
June 30, 2015
Several businesses caught selling tobacco to minors
The Southwestern District Unit Health caught six Dickinson businesses selling tobacco to a minor Monday in a quarterly compliance check of 25 city retailers. The businesses that failed the check are M & H Gas Station, Cenex Convenience Store on Villard Street, Simonson’s Store...
June 30, 2015 - 11:35pm
May 4, 2015
Dickinson puts tougher rules in place for taxicab companies
After several meetings between Dickinson city officials and taxicab employees, revisions to the city’s public transportation ordinance were...
May 4, 2015 - 10:50pm