Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 764 headlines found
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
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 Smokefree Alaska Law protects employees and the public from the dangerous health effects associated with secondhand smoke. Smokefree workplace laws have been proven to reduce the incidence of heart attacks and improve pulmonary function, encourage qui
Oct 12, 2018 Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Oct 14, 2018 15:31