Entries by Andrew Horn

Johns Hopkins finds thousands of unknown chemicals in e-cigarettes

A recent Johns Hopkins study found thousands of previously undetected chemicals in vapor from e-products. Previous studies of e-cigarettes have looked specifically for evidence of the hazardous chemicals found in traditional cigarettes. But here the researchers performed a non-targeted analysis to explore the full range of chemicals both in the vaping liquid and the aerosols. […]

FDA Permits Marketing of E-Cigarette Products

The FDA approved marketing for 3 e-cigarette products on Tuesday, marking the first approvals under the new Premarket Tobacco Product Application (PMTA) pathway. TFND does not support the agency’s decision. Executive Director Heather Austin released this statement in response to the FDA’s decision: “We are deeply concerned about the 3 products newly designated by the […]

FDA: 85 Percent of Youth Using E-Products Use Flavors

Flavored products are used to addict the next generation of kids. New data shows 85% of youth e-cigarette users are using flavored products. If we want to make any headway on youth prevention, we must address flavored products. Read the FDA findings by clicking here

TFND Announces Winner in 4th Annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest

Tobacco Free North Dakota is happy to announce the winner of our fourth annual Video Essay Scholarship Contest: Brooklyn Benno from De Lacs-Burlington High School. Benno, a graduating senior, was also active in FBLA, FFA, Student Council, and National Honor Society. She served as the North Dakota FBLA State President for the 2020-2021 term. Brooklyn […]

Big Tobacco Exposed 2021 Contest Winners

TFND partnered with Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health for the fourth Big Tobacco Exposed contest. The competition gives students from Bismarck State College and United Tribes Technical College graphic design programs a chance to design a poster showing the importance of healthy lungs. Students from the University of Mary Health Professions program judged the submissions.   We had 21 entries this […]