Entries by Andrew Horn

Health advocacy groups encourage city leaders to prioritize health, well-being of Mandan residents, visitors by voting down cigar bar ordinance

Health advocacy groups encourage city leaders to prioritize health, well-being of Mandan residents, visitors by voting down cigar bar ordinance MANDAN, N.D., Sept. 13, 2023 — The City of Mandan should uphold the state of North Dakota’s vision to make North Dakota the healthiest state in the nation by keeping cigar bars out of our […]

WHO: 7 in 10 People Worldwide are Protected by at Least One Tobacco Control Measure

A new World Health Organization (WHO) report highlights that 5.6 billion people – 71% of the world’s population – are now protected with at least one best practice policy to help save lives from deadly tobacco – five times more than in 2007. This is fantastic news and shows we can work toward a world […]

Help Us Celebrate Quit Week 2023!

  It’s Quitting Time. Quit Week is back for the fourth straight year in North Dakota to encourage commercial tobacco and alternative nicotine product users to make June 11-17 their time to be Tobacco Free in 2023. Tobacco Free North Dakota and cessation partners of North Dakota Health and Human Services encourage all cigarette, smokeless tobacco, e-cigarette […]

TFND Announces Winners of Special Video Essay Scholarship

We are proud to announce our winning video for our special edition Video Essay Scholarship Contest. This year’s winner is Jordyn from Wilton High School! Jordyn’s video focused on the importance of maintaining our smoke-free air law. Along with Jordyn’s grand prize video, the TFND Board approved 3 more submissions for honorable mention prizes. They […]

KFYR TV-A look back at ten years of Smoke Free ND

This story was done by KFYR-TV to honor the 10-year anniversary of North Dakota’s smoke-free air. Dr. Eric Johnson, one of TFND’s esteemed board members, was interviewed for the piece. To read the full story, click here.

TFND Announces Special Edition of Video Essay Scholarship Contest

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the passage North Dakota’s Smoke-Free Air Law, Tobacco Free North Dakota is announcing a special version of our 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 […]

TBIJ: Philip Morris Misleading the Public About Nicotine in Heated Tobacco

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism released a new report showing heated tobacco products from Philip Morris has significantly more nicotine than previously thought. The product claims to have 0.5 milligrams of nicotine per stick, but testing showed it has 4 mg of nicotine per stick. To read the full analysis, click here.

Badlands Symposium Materials

Here are the slideshows from the Badlands Symposium presentations. Each can be accessed by clicking on the name: Badlands Symposium_Pharmacist Providers Badlands Symposium_TFND_SmokeFreeAirLaw and This Is Quitting Badlands Symposium_Behavioral Health