Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 746 headlines found
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
The Director of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Program at the University of Colorado, Dr. Chad Morris, will speak with Alaska tobacco and behavioral health experts today, January 8, as part of a summit at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Offices.
Jan 8, 2013 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:55
Nov 16, 2011 Altria Group, Inc.
added Nov 21, 2011 00:00
The chief legislative antagonist of a statewide antismoking bill relaxed her opposition Tuesday evening, and a revised version of the measure now appears bound for a vote of the full House of Representatives... “It says that marijuana and vaping usage ar
Apr 12, 2018 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 15, 2018 16:27
On Wednesday, Dolores Hunter vs. Phillip Morris USA went to trial for the third time in seven years. The trial could have wide-reaching implications for the tobacco company. In their opening statements, the attorneys chose to focus on the legacy of a sin
Apr 12, 2018 Alaska Public Media
added Apr 13, 2018 15:25
A popular bill that would bar smoking almost everywhere in Alaska has been stuck in the House Rules Committee since January, and there’s no indication why. Half the House has signed on as cosponsors of the bill, Senate Bill 63, which passed the Senate l
Mar 8, 2018 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:44
Several health agencies in Sitka are organizing a campaign to raise the legal age of tobacco sales to 21. Eric Brodell, the Western Regional Director for Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, said there’s a correlation between raising the sales ago an
Dec 12, 2017 KCAW NPR Radio 104.7 FM / 90.1 FM (Sitka, AK)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:57
FT. WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Dec. 1, Medical Department Activity -- Alaska will join an ever growing list of medical campuses throughout the Army, Department of Defense and private sector who are listed as tobacco-free.
Nov 8, 2017 United States Army
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56