April 15, 2012 at 2:00 am in Grand Forks Herald
Cavalier, N.D., looks to be going smoke-free soonWithin five years, smoking will be banned in all public buildings in North Dakota.
That’s my bold prediction for 2012. Or is it really all that bold? It may be a safe bet considering that Cavalier is the latest town headed in that direction. Cavalier is a conservative town in a conservative county in a conservative state. Its residents have the reputation and voting history of not liking to be told what to do by government. However, the Cavalier City Council recently voted unanimously to institute a smoking ban. It has to be passed a second time to become official, but there’s no sign of a reversal. Continue Reading