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'The Wall that Heals': Visitors, veterans pay their respects at Vietnam memorial replica in St. Paul
Study: Republicans see 'misinformation' in media at twice the rate of Democrats
Missing person case under investigation at northwest Minnesota farm
Red Lake Falls baby on life support after found not breathing
Passenger in three-car crash dies south of Mandan
crime and courts
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
XXXTentacion: The nasty, brutish and short life of the chart-topping rapper killed Monday
Priceline declares Grand Forks a top destination for summer travel
Koko, the beloved gorilla that learned to communicate using sign language, has died
Marilyn Hagerty: Summer in full bloom
Pope Francis criticizes Trump's family-separation policy, says 'populism is not the solution'
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
COMMENTARY: Brian Murphy: Twins' snakebit season eroding one battered player at a time
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
Five players the Wild could trade as they tweak a 'not-good-enough' roster
Jennifer Ellen Inslee Higgins
Avis Myra Larsen
Timothy Michael Knutson
Larry M. Newton
David L. Sulerud
Fishing report: Trolling spinners becomes a favored walleye presentation, Catfish are wrapping up spawn on Red River
Big bear adds excitement to morning commute for DNR fisheries manager
Urban habitat initiative to benefit Grand Forks
Bismarck angler catches 7-pound rare European zander on Spiritwood Lake
Garrett Eickman walleyes
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
Our view: Legacy Fund idea a good plan for ND
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
Commentary: Charging legislative candidate Duane Sand with a crime for making a false statement in a political ad is a travesty
Our View: Upholding all laws important for state's AG
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May 28, 2018
Duluth stores to pull menthol cigarettes: Ordinance restricting sale of flavored tobacco products to kick in June 1
DULUTH — More than 80 local retailers will wind down sales of menthol cigarettes this week, as new restrictions on flavored tobacco products in Duluth take effect Friday. Starting June 1, adults-only smoke shops will be the sole retailers allowed to sell such products, widely...
May 28, 2018 - 7:00am
May 2, 2018
ND tobacco shop owner faces five drug charges
BISMARCK—The owner of a tobacco shop here is facing one count of unlawful possession of a controlled substance and four counts of unlawful delivery, possession with intent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia. The Bismarck Police Department served...
May 2, 2018 - 5:34pm
March 16, 2018
Vaping device confiscation results in nicotine poisoning
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—The dangers of electronic nicotine delivery systems, more commonly called vaping systems or e-cigarettes, became acutely...
March 16, 2018 - 5:24pm
March 13, 2018
North Dakota to receive $34 million in tobacco settlement
BISMARCK—A settlement agreement involving major tobacco companies will release more than $34 million from an escrow account to North Dakota,...
March 13, 2018 - 7:10pm
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
ST. PAUL—A bipartisan group of lawmakers want to make it illegal to sell cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under 21 in Minnesota. The current age is 18. The proposal by a group of House members would also cover nicotine products like e-cigarettes. Why would we...
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
February 11, 2018
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
DULUTH — The Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other...
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
January 24, 2018
Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota
FARGO — North Dakota and Minnesota both have room for improvement in their efforts to curb tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke,...
January 24, 2018 - 4:55pm
SD lawmaker pushing to raise state's minimum age to buy tobacco
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill to raise the minimum age of legal access to tobacco in South Dakota will soon face the Legislature. A bill sponsored...
January 24, 2018 - 11:08am
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth soon could take aim at sales of flavored tobacco products to young people. On Jan. 22, city councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich plan to introduce an ordinance that proposes to restrict sales of menthol cigarettes and other flavor-infused tobacco products...
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
May 19, 2014
Grand Forks Park District seeks info before acting on tobacco ban
Grand Forks Park District Commissioners want to gather some more information before acting on a tobacco-free policy.
May 19, 2014 - 8:30am
E-cigarette regulation inching closer
E-cigarettes find themselves under a cloud – enthusiastically embraced by some as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, while under fire from health officials who vehemently warn the unregulated products can make no scientifically valid safety claims.
May 19, 2014 - 7:00am
May 14, 2014
Surveys support tobacco-free parks in Grand Forks
A majority of people in Grand Forks would prefer tobacco-free parks, according to a recently released local study.
May 14, 2014 - 6:30am
April 27, 2014
State seizes Leech Lake Band’s cigarettes
A debate has been sparked over the legality of selling tribally stamped cigarettes on the Leech Lake reservation. The Minnesota Department of Revenue seized a shipment of 2,810 packs of "unstamped" cigarettes April 18 because they were not stamped by the state.
April 27, 2014 - 3:17pm
April 7, 2014
Study: E-cigarettes may not help people stop smoking
NEW YORK — A small U.S. study raises new questions about whether using electronic cigarettes will lead people to quit smoking, adding to the debate over how tightly the products should be regulated.
April 7, 2014 - 11:30am
April 3, 2014
Calls to U.S. poison centers involving e-cigarettes jump
Calls to U.S. poison control centers involving electronic cigarettes rose sharply between 2010 and 2014 as the nicotine delivery devices grew...
April 3, 2014 - 8:54pm