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Learn More About Electronic Cigarettes

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. According to the North Dakota State Smoke-free Law, smoking includes the use of electronic cigarettes. Use of these devices is on the rise and while they are legal for use by adults, they remain illegal for anyone under the age of 18.


Hailey's Story

In August of 2019, Hailey became North Dakota's first reported case of e-cigarette and vaping associated lung injury (EVALI). As a recent high school graduate, she never thought something like this would happen to her.


Hailey's Story



Prairie Pulse - What Parents Need to Know About Vaping

Melissa Markegard, Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, visits with Prairie Public Television about the vaping crisis among young people and what parents can do if they suspect their child is vaping.




Vaping in Fargo Schools: FCPH & Fargo PD

FCPH & Fargo Police Department School Resource Officers sit down to talk about vaping: what we're seeing, the dangers and what to look for.




Education Opportunities

Interested in more information? Give us a call at 701.476.4083 or use our contact form to schedule a community or group presentation on electronic cigarettes.