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 2:30 PM
REAL MONEY The Real Cost of Smoking
Anyone who smokes knows that the cost of cigarettes can be a major expenditure depending on how much they smoke. And anyone who smokes knows it would be better for their health if they quit. But tobac... Posted on 7/12/12 at 7:54 AM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Smoky Skirt Steak Fajitas
There's no doubt that a bit of smoke in the grill can add a lot of flavor to an ordinary piece of meat. It can turn a simple skirt steak into mouthwatering fare. And if you add some veggies to the mix... Posted on 6/20/12 at 2:53 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Smoking vote breakdown
In case you're interested in knowing how your representatives voted on the bill that would have banned smoking with kids in the car:
SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILL
HB 1150: A BILL for an Act to create... Posted on 2/3/11 at 8:51 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. - According to the results of a federally-mandated tobacco compliance survey, about 91 percent of licensed tobacco retailers involved in compliance checks in 2012 across the state did not sell tobacco products to minors.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of an initiative campaign that would ban on smoking in North Dakota bars, motels and other workplaces turned in 21,000 petition signatures Thursday, saying they were confident their efforts would put the issue to a statewide vote.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press
, August 02, 2012
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Steve Panetta smoked for 34 years, the last 10 at a three-pack-a-day clip. He watched his father die from lung cancer and his stepfather struggle with emphysema. He tried quitting six times before a state-funded cessation program helped him beat the habit in 2002.
Michael Gormley, Associated Press
, February 25, 2012
A survey concludes that the smoking rate among North Dakota high school students has decreased over the past two years.
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 19.4 percent of students in the state smoke, down from 22.4 percent in 2009.
The cigarette butts floating on Chester Creek disgusted Benedicth Ukhueduan.
“There was this section of it that just had cigarette butts, just on top of it,” said Ukhueduan, a freshman at the University of Minnesota Duluth. “It was just sick, and I wonder how toxic it is.”
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