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Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim.

Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of triba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal leaders mull smoke-free N.D. casinos, but don’t bet on it

January 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Tribal leaders are considering a proposal to ban smoking in North Dakota’s Indian casinos, but one tribal chairman said the odds of it happening are slim.

Pushing the idea is the Intertribal Tobacco Use Coalition, comprised of triba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OUR VIEW: This time, expansion of gaming might be acceptable

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

Gaming revenue at non-American Indian casinos in South Dakota is down, according to recent statistics that include Deadwood. We maintain that the decline could be because of a downturn in the economy, or gas prices, or various other economic reasons….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Smoking bans had no economic impact

March 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Restaurant and bar sales in the city were unaffected by two smoking bans approved in the past decade, according to a new economic impact study. Continue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Why undermine North Dakotans on smoking ban issue?

February 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As someone who proudly voted for Measure 4 and continues to support the law that helped North Dakotans breathe cleaner air by going smoke-free, it is ridiculous to see a handful of ND politicians attempting to undo what 67 percent of us have done! Continue Reading

RYAN BAKKEN: Smoking ban will broaden in Grand Forks parks

December 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota’s public smoking ban doesn’t just cover the indoors. It also rules over the soccer fields and baseball diamonds in our rectangular slice of heaven. Continue Reading

As statewide ban goes into effect, patrons still smoking at JT Cigarro

December 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Despite a statewide ban that went into effect Thursday, there’s still smoking inside the JT Cigarro building. Continue Reading

Fargo bar says it will exploit smoking ban ‘loophole’

December 6, 2012 in DL-Online

FARGO A local bar and cigar lounge owner here believes he has a way to get around the state smoking ban that is effective today. Continue Reading

Fargo bar says it will exploit smoking ban ‘loophole’

December 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The owner of JT Cigarro and Skky Bar believes he has a way to get around the state smoking ban that is effective today. Public health officials say not so fast. Continue Reading

Smoking ban takes effect Dec. 6

November 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota voters on Nov. 6 decided 66 percent to 34 percent to ban smoking in all public places and workplaces, including bars, through Measure 4. This ban takes effect 30 days after the election, meaning that by Dec. 6 all bars must be smoke free. Continue Reading