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[Alaska] Smoking ban remains stuck in committee

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
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:44
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[Alaska] Tobacco 21 campaign seeks to raise sales age

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
KCAW NPR Radio 104.7 FM / 90.1 FM (Sitka, AK)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:57
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[Alaska] MEDDAC-AK set to go tobacco-free

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.
United States Army
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores

urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it's a problem that tourists and locals can buy commercial pot products but can't legally smoke it outside of private homes.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 12, 2017 09:15
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[Alaska] Marijuana board will revisit onsite consumption at July meeting

Mlynarik’s draft allowed on-site consumption but applied certain restrictions, including prohibition against smoking. He said he wanted to address concerns from the public about both second-hand smoke protections for employees and the public municipal la
Alaska Journal of Commerce
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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[Alaska] SEARHC Supports HUD Decision to Prohibit Smoking in Public Housing

SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) applauded the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) decision to require all public housing agencies to go smoke-free within 18 months. The new rule includes not only residential units
Alaska Native News and Information
added Dec 5, 2016 22:21
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[Alaska] CDC: High smoking rate among Native Americans continues to climb

A new federal report says 38.9 percent of Native American adults smoked, the highest rate in the nation by far and one of the only racial or ethnic groups to see smoking rates rise.
Cronkite News (Arizona PBS)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:05
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Marijuana social clubs dwindle in Alaska as legal confusion reigns

The only bill directly pertinent to clubs has stalled and shows no sign of movement before lawmakers adjourn. Rather than directly addressing the licensing issue, the bill incorporates a de facto public marijuana smoking ban into a larger anti-smoking me
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 18, 2016 19:26
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STUDY SAYS ALASKANS STRONGLY DESIRE SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACES

69% favor passage of a law prohibiting smoking in workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants and bars. The Alaska Legislature is currently considering Senate Bill 1, the "Take it Outside Act", which would protect all Alaskan workers from secondh
KTVF 11 NBC (Fairbanks, AK)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:32
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[Alaska] New advocacy group forms for electronic cigarettes

ad campaign in favor of electronic cigarettes is hitting Alaskan airwaves. It’s sponsored by a group called “Clearing The Air Alaska,” which represents local businesses...don’t want to be regulated like tobacco, especially if it means being taxed or banne
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:00
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