FARGO CASS PUBLIC HEALTH Tobacco Prevention Important as Great American Smokeout Nears
On Thursday, November 21, the 38th annual Great American Smokeout will encourage everyone to lead tobacco-free lives that will prevent tobacco-related diseases and improve overall health and quality o... Posted on 11/19/13 at 12:59 PM
HEALTHBEAT Tobacco use: still a problem
It's safe to say that over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been spent in the United States on reducing tobacco use.
It has had an impact. The number of adults who smoke has declined st... Posted on 11/15/12 at 1:30 PM
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH DAKOTA A habit to break
By Denise Pinkney
Quitting smoking is one of the hardest habits to break. Thats probably why tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in North Dakota. Each year, 877 North Dakotans die p... Posted on 11/12/12 at 2:23 PM
BISMARCK – Proponents of North Dakota’s tobacco control program found a frosty reception Monday when they came to the Capitol to oppose the dismantling of their program to pay for another program at the University of North Dakota to increase the number of health care workers in the state.
Tu-Uyen Tran, Forum Communications Co.
, February 01, 2011
Survey shows legislators support local governments imposing their own restrictions
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers appear content to allow smoking to continue in bars and truck stops and have little enthusiasm for increasing the state’s tobacco taxes to deter cigarette and smokeless tobacco use, an Associated Press survey of legislators says.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press
, January 03, 2011
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