Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 736 headlines found
At last [Sept 15] week’s meeting of the Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly, e -cigarette users spoke out against the new tax. The new ordinance went into effect when it was passed in August. It puts a a 55 % tax on wholesale purchases of e cigarette prod
Sep 22, 2015 Alaska Public Radio Network (KSKA)
added Sep 24, 2015 18:49
the Assembly voted 4-3 Monday against the proposed ordinance, which would have levied a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco products including e-cigarettes.
Aug 19, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 23, 2015 16:20
The deadline approaches for Gov. Bill Walker and Attorney General Craig Richards to decide whether to appeal a federal court ruling in the Akiachak case...would probably have no state or local taxes on gasoline and tobacco sales. In addition, tribal memb
Apr 26, 2015 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 27, 2015 09:00
We believe smokers shouldn’t have the right to inflict their smoke upon others. As Zechariah Chaffee Jr. wrote in a 1919 issue of the Harvard Law Review, quoting another judge: “Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man’s nose begins.”
Feb 26, 2015 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Feb 26, 2015 09:02
The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Dec 7, 2014 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
Research into adolescent psychology, ambitious antitobacco programs ... and public speaking projects like Mr. Patterson’s all support a powerful new insight into how to head off nicotine addiction before it starts: Stories work better than nagging
Dec 2, 2014 New York Times
added Dec 2, 2014 06:19
Should Petersburg tax tobacco products and e-cigarettes? That question goes before local voters in the Oct. 7 municipal election.
Oct 1, 2014 KTOO (Juneau, AK)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:42
Students voted last week to move forward with a proposal that would make the University of Alaska Anchorage a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. The referendum passed the preliminary election results by earning 719 votes in support of the initiative, a
Apr 15, 2014 The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Apr 16, 2014 03:57
The smoking rate in Alaska dropped dramatically between 1996 and 2011, according to the most recent update of “Alaska Tobacco Facts,” ... It’s a free country, but smoking isn’t free. The costs in cash and health are high. Its good to see so many people
Jul 28, 2013 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Jul 28, 2013 18:43
The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is seeking comments on a plan to ban smoking in more than 600 of its public housing units.
May 23, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2013 05:27