Smoking

Sioux Falls School’s Handle Rise in Juul E-cigarettes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A type of e-cigarette called Juul is becoming popular among teens, many are under 18 and are using the product illegally in South Dakota. Some say the way the e-cig is designed can fool teachers and principals, but schools districts are cracking down. Sioux Falls School District Assistant Superintendent Jamie Nold says “Juuling” is the newest fad…

Free “Quit Kits” Available to Those Wishing to Quit Smoking in 2018

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One of the top three new year’s resolutions for 2018 is to quit smoking. It might seem like an overwhelming goal, but the Sioux Falls Health Department has a little something to help make your resolution a reality, and it won’t cost you anything. The Sioux Falls Health department says more than 29,000 adults in Minnehaha and…

Sioux Falls Adding No Smoking Signs In New Locations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls residents will now start to see “No Smoking” signs outside city buildings, event areas, and in parks. The signs are part of the city’s new smoke-free ordinance that was passed back in May. The ordinance is part of the city efforts to regulate the use of tobacco products. If residents see the sign by…

Effects Of K2: SF Couple Admitted To Smoking Synthetic Marijuana Before Leaving Baby Outside

The synthetic drug, known as K2, is in the spotlight after a Sioux Falls couple admitted to smoking the drug before allegedly leaving their baby outside overnight. We brought you the story two weeks ago: a 2-month-old baby boy found abandoned in a car seat outside of a Sioux Falls church. Police say he was wearing just a onesie, and…

SF City Council To Vote On New Smoking Ban Ordinance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Sioux Falls City Council members are taking another stab at a smoking ban. Last year, a tobacco restriction at all city owned buildings, golf courses and properties managed by a third party like the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, failed. Now, a new ordinance has been created, one that isn’t as strict. While some agree with putting…