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Woman who conspired with former ND sheriff to sell meth admits guilt
U of M system to shoulder cost of Miller award: Discrimination ruling has broad impact, experts say
Few holes found in state's voting: Audit confirms small numbers of illegal votes, suggests fixes
Platform debate covers guns, marijuana, abortion
Seeking momentum: ND Democrats open convention
crime and courts
ArtWise show opens next week at Alerus
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
'American Idol' contestant was 'uncomfortable,' but says Katy Perry's kiss wasn't harassment
St. Mike's to host St. Patrick's Day Luncheon
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
Marilyn Hagerty: Do you fancy yourself a pencil?
FDA takes 'historic' step to lower nicotine in cigarettes
The United States falls in World Happiness rankings - again
Corks have significant impact on wine
Hillsboro-Central Valley holds off late Carrington rally to make Class B boys state title game
Roseau rallies, heads back to state championship game
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
Hedberg's 3-point shooting vaults Minot Ryan past St. John in Class B boys semifinals
Burros look for repeat title
Evelyn F. Plutowski
Doreen E. Nelson
Richard J. Thelen
OUTDOOR REPORT: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Doug Leier: Questions—and answers—on Game and Fish Department's move to online-only licensing
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
VIDEO: A kids' fishing story — as told by a kid
Jarod Lund northern pike
Our view: Don't close the windows to government
Listen to your gut for kindness
An economics class taught me about gender and income inequality
Commentary: Vice President Mike Pence expected to visit Fargo in March
Opinion: George Sinner's optimism and faith distinguished his life of public service
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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...
7 hours 49 min ago
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
January 22, 2014
U.S. tobacco companies' appeal to delay court-ordered advertising blitz
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers will likely have to wait until 2015 or later to see a court-ordered advertising blitz detailing tobacco companies' deception, a lag of nine years after the original ruling, a court heard on Wednesday. Tobacco lawyers said at the hearing in U...
January 22, 2014 - 7:06pm
January 8, 2014
China aims to ban smoking in public places by end of the year
BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims to impose a nationwide ban on smoking in public places this year, as authorities move to stamp out a widespread practice that has taken a severe toll on citizens' health. China, home to some 300 million smokers, is the world's largest consumer of tobacco,...
January 8, 2014 - 11:17am