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. […]
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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 […]
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
Madeline Erickson, of Bismarck, ND, has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. We are so proud of Madeline and all of her work, especially surrounding keeping North Dakota’s Smoke-free air law intact! She was honored by CTFK during a virtual award ceremony on September 29. You can […]
A study in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists shows using electronic nicotine products during pregnancy can have negative effects on an child, including low birth weight and preterm births. To read the full study, click here.
This story form South Dakota is unfortunately true in many other other places. If you’re in North Dakota and looking to seek help, contact your health provider, local public health unit, or call the NDQuits line at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669).
KX News interviewed TFND about the upcoming #QuitWeek2021. You can read the full article by clicking here.
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 […]
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 […]
If you haven’t had a chance to see Kelly Buettner-Schmidt’s (a professor with NDSU) article regarding Compliance with North Dakota’s smoke‐free law among vape and tobacco specialty shops, you should! Click here to give it a read.