Tobacco Prevention Youth Summit

130 students from across North Dakota gathered at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck to learn about tobacco prevention and to express their support. On cards they listed why they are not going to be a replacement customer for Tobacco Companies. #NotAReplacement  

Tobacco Free Day at the Capitol

Heather Austin, Executive Director of TFND, spoke to students about tobacco prevention and the various speakers welcomed the students to the Capitol. Students had the opportunity to eat lunch and speak to legislators.

Tobacco Free Day

The American Cancer Society coordinated with Tobacco Free North Dakota to plan an event for North Dakotan Students on Tobacco Free Day. Students from all across North Dakota gathered to meet with their legislators to talk about tobacco free policies. Here are the students listening to a presentation by Heather Austin, TFND Executive Director, before […]

TFND Banquet 2019

Tobacco tax increase proposed in ND

by John Salling KFYR-TV North Dakota has the fourth lowest state tobacco tax in the country. Forty-four cents a pack, only Missouri, Virginia and Georgia have a lower tax. Tobacco Free NORTH DAKOTA says that tobacco related health problems are the leading cause of death in North Dakota. They proposed to the Interim Health Commission […]