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March 5, 2017
North Dakota and Minnesota lobbyists who count tobacco and health care as clients, clockwise from top left: Kayla Effertz Kleven, Rae Ann Kelsch, Todd Hill, James Clark, John Olson and Sarah Erickson. Special to The Forum
Six ND, MN health care lobbyists also have Big Tobacco on client roster
March 5, 2017 - 8:15am
February 25, 2017
Youth advocates with the Minnesota Coalition for a Smoke Free Generation were encouraged to spread the message of their visit to the State Capitol Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, on social media. Maureen McMullen /  Forum News Service
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
February 25, 2017 - 9:41am
January 9, 2017
Kimberly Cobb of Moorhead exhales cigarette smoke while waiting for a bus Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fargo on her way to work. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns
January 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
January 7, 2017
Men who smoked at least 20 cigarettes a day, however, were at five times the risk of stroke before age 45, and more than two times the risk by age 60, the study says.
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
January 7, 2017 - 3:02pm
December 8, 2016
E-cigarettes containing THC oils are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California on October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
U.S. surgeon general E-cigarette report sparks controversy
December 8, 2016 - 1:37pm
November 9, 2016
Voters reject Measure 4, an attempt to raise ND’s tobacco tax, in blowout
November 9, 2016 - 8:37am
November 7, 2016
Electronic cigarettes are displayed in a shop in London, Britain August 19, 2015. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Kids who use flavored e-cigs more likely to want to try cigarettes
November 7, 2016 - 11:35am
November 1, 2016
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WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4
November 1, 2016 - 8:23am
October 25, 2016
Jim Markey, VFW Quartermaster Adjutant of North Dakota, talks with a group of veterans and supporters of the tobacco tax ballot measure on Monday at The Depot.
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
October 25, 2016 - 6:27pm
October 24, 2016
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Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual 'blank check'
October 24, 2016 - 10:28pm
August 19, 2016
Dylan Schmidt says smoking can be a social occurrence.
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Debate lighting up over tobacco tax hike
August 19, 2016 - 7:21pm
August 15, 2016
A customer smokes a cigarette in a cafe in Prague, Czech Republic, May 25, 2016. REUTERS/David W Cerny
Longer distance to tobacco shop tied to better odds of quitting
August 15, 2016 - 2:50pm
July 13, 2016
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Rob Port: North Dakota should close 'preachy' anti-tobacco agency to save money
July 13, 2016 - 4:30pm
March 16, 2016
Eric Johnson, of Grand Forks, speaks at a press conference announcing the Raise It For Health North Dakota coalition's introduction of an initiated measure to raise tobacco taxes in the state. The group plan to have the petitions signed to get the measure on the November ballot. TOM STROMME/Tribune
Ballot measure would boost tax on cigarettes by $1.76 a pack
March 16, 2016 - 11:20am
March 15, 2016
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Ballot initiative on raising ND tobacco tax to be announced
March 15, 2016 - 9:23am