Tobacco Free North Dakota announces its first annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest for all ND High School Seniors.

Tobacco Free North Dakota announces its first annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest for all ND High School seniors. TFND is a statewide non-profit that advocates for policies to prevent youth initiation to tobacco and nicotine products with the goal of creating North Dakota’s first tobacco free generation. We hope this scholarship contest encourages youth to […]

Letter: Keep tobacco firms away from kids

by Stephen McDonough, published Apr 23, 2017 in the Bismarck Tribune The fight to protect our kids from tobacco is facing new threats both here in North Dakota and in Congress. Our state lawmakers voted to eliminate BreatheND — also known as the North Dakota Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy — which has […]

Letter: Listen to Voters on Tobacco-Prevention Funding

Letter: Listen to voters on tobacco-prevention funding By Sarah Odegard on Jan 5, 2017 Grand Forks Herald When I cast my vote for North Dakota’s legislators, I expect they’ll bring my interests and values to the Capitol. But now that BreatheND’s funding is in under attack, I think maybe our legislators need a reminder about […]

Senate Bill Will Help Save Lives

Senate bill will help save lives Jay Taylor, Durbin Jan 4, 2017 Bismarck Tribune The most successful tobacco prevention program North Dakota has ever had is under fire. BreatheND’s budget is at risk during this legislative session and we must stand up for it. Why? Because this program saves lives. Because I lost my own […]