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April 9, 2017
JFD responds to brush fire
Discarded smoking materials were likely the cause of a brush fire Saturday evening near Frontier Village, according to Jamestown Fire Chief Jim...
April 9, 2017 - 5:51pm
January 29, 2017
The risk of death from cancer may depend on where you live
Cancer death rates are surging in some regions of the U.S. even as fatalities steadily decline nationwide, a new study suggests. Overall, the U.S. death rate from cancer has dropped about 20 percent from 1980 to 2014, the study found. Cancer fatalities now account for about 192 deaths...
January 29, 2017 - 4:30am
January 10, 2017
ND anti-smoking agency could be snuffed out over budget concerns
FARGO—The North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy may find itself fighting for air in the coming weeks, as state...
January 10, 2017 - 6:47am
January 6, 2017
JFD responds to minor smoking-related fire
Smoking materials was likely the cause of a garbage can fire on Friday, according to Lt. Sheldon Mohr of the Jamestown Fire Department. JFD was...
January 6, 2017 - 1:56pm
October 26, 2016
North Dakota veterans address complaints from Measure 4 opponents
FARGO — Campaigns surrounding Measure 4, the proposed tobacco tax increase on the state's ballot, are heating up in the final two weeks...
October 26, 2016 - 6:52am
October 25, 2016
Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, opponents fear 'blank check'
FARGO—A proposed increase in the state's tobacco tax could bring in $70 million each year, but that isn't why proponents put it on the...
October 25, 2016 - 6:39am
October 5, 2016
Officials tout tobacco-free school policies
Lifetime smoking habits almost always begin before graduating high school, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. North Dakota's tobacco prevention program has succeeded in raising the number of the state's schools adopting comprehensive tobacco-free policies from...
October 5, 2016 - 6:36am
August 16, 2016
Low tobacco tax should be increased
North Dakotans have become numbly complacent with the grim toll in lives lost to tobacco use. Every year an estimated 1,000 adults die from their own smoking in North Dakota. More alarmingly, it's estimated that 14,000 kids now under 18 ultimately will die prematurely from smoking....
August 16, 2016 - 6:30am
November 3, 2015
Smoking, binge drinking down, but suicides are a concern among N.D. high schoolers
BISMARCK — North Dakota high schoolers are smoking, binge drinking and abusing prescription drugs at lower rates than before, but the percentage of students using e-cigarettes and attempting or contemplating suicide is alarming, officials said Monday in releasing new survey...
November 3, 2015 - 7:10am
November 2, 2015
Smoking, binge drinking down among ND high schoolers, but suicide results concerning
BISMARCK – North Dakota high school students are smoking, binge drinking and abusing prescription drugs at lower rates than before, but the percentage using e-cigarettes and attempting or contemplating suicide is concerning, officials said Monday in releasing new survey results....
November 2, 2015 - 10:52am
December 9, 2014
Smoking cigarettes may worsen menstrual cramps
(Reuters Health) - Women who smoke cigarettes may be at higher risk for menstrual pain, according to a new Australian study. Compared to nonsmokers, smokers in the study were more likely to suffer from severe menstrual pain and to experience a worsening of pain as the...
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December 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
October 14, 2014
Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study
NEW YORK- About 14 million major medical conditions in the U.S. can be blamed on smoking, according to a study by health officials. Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11 million major medical conditions caused...
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October 14, 2014 - 8:13am
July 8, 2014
Smoking cessation more effective with pills and patch: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People trying to quit smoking may be more likely to succeed if they combine the patch with a pill, suggests a new study from South Africa. According to the study's authors, the findings challenge previous research that found no added benefit from...
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July 8, 2014 - 8:00pm