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May 16, 2019
Supporters of a 2% tax on medical providers rallied at the Capitol Thursday, May 16, 2019, and urged lawmakers to keep the tax in place rather than letting it expire this year. The tax funds Medicaid and Medical Assistance in Minnesota. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Patients, advocates make last pleas to lawmakers as session clock ticks down
May 16, 2019 - 5:22pm
May 13, 2019
Display of Juuls.  Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Port: Raising the smoking age is a dumb way to address teen smoking
May 13, 2019 - 9:38am
April 30, 2019
Tobacco products for sale. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
Four businesses caught selling tobacco to minors
April 30, 2019 - 2:37pm
March 11, 2019
Grand Forks City Hall. Sam Easter / Grand Forks Herald
GF Council looks over several ordinance updates
March 11, 2019 - 8:11pm
January 5, 2019
Mary Adams, ND House Representative from District 43 play button
Meet State Rep. Mary Adams of District 43
January 5, 2019 - 8:00am
December 19, 2018
The proportion of U.S. high school seniors who are vaping tobacco products nearly doubled in the past year, with more than 1 in 5 now saying they have vaped to get a hit of nicotine in the past 30 days, according to a new study. Ded Mityay / Dreamstime / TNS
Duluth may raise tobacco-purchasing age to 21
December 19, 2018 - 7:14pm
December 11, 2018
A grower inspects a cannabis plant at a craft grow operation outside of Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, on Nov. 8, 2018.  Ben Nelms/Bloomberg
Tobacco farmers already switching to hemp, may look at cannabis
December 11, 2018 - 10:13am
November 27, 2018
Beltrami County considers raising tobacco age to 21
November 27, 2018 - 6:03pm
May 28, 2018
Duluth stores to pull menthol cigarettes: Ordinance restricting sale of flavored tobacco products to kick in June 1
May 28, 2018 - 7:00am
May 2, 2018
ND tobacco shop owner faces five drug charges
May 2, 2018 - 5:34pm
March 16, 2018
John Conway, assistant principal at Jamestown High School, talks about a couple of vaping sticks confiscated from students. John M. Steiner / Forum News Service
Vaping device confiscation results in nicotine poisoning
March 16, 2018 - 5:24pm
March 13, 2018
North Dakota to receive $34 million in tobacco settlement
March 13, 2018 - 7:10pm
March 8, 2018
Push begins for raising tobacco age limit to 21 in Minn.
March 8, 2018 - 7:03pm
February 11, 2018
Brandon Kaisersatt, vice president of operations for the Short Stop stations in Duluth, stands next to some of the flavored tobacco products for sale at the Short Stop in Duluth on Feb. 7 as he explains the impact removing the products will have on his business. Kaiseratt says tobacco products account for about 30 percent of his total retail sales. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products
February 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
January 24, 2018
Report card offers grades on cutting tobacco use in North Dakota, Minnesota
January 24, 2018 - 4:55pm