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Walker signs Alaska workplace smoking ban

Walker put his pen to Senate Bill 63 Tuesday morning, calling it "a wonderful bill, just a tremendous bill" at the Lucky Wishbone restaurant in downtown Anchorage. The bill, sponsored by state Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), protects Alaskans by ensur
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:14
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[Alaska] Legislative Update: Reaching a complete fiscal plan was not possible

SB 63 – Regulation of Smoking On the final day of session, SB 63 passed into law. This bill protects Alaskan employees from the adverse health effects of secondhand smoke by providing a statewide smoke-free workplace law for businesses and public places
Cordova (AK) Times
added May 24, 2018 07:17
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[Alaska] Jury Rules In Favor Of Phillip Morris In Tobacco Trial

Hunter, accused Phillip Morris of defrauding smokers like her husband by manipulating them with false advertising. Her husband started smoking when he was 10, and died of lung cancer 40 years later. Phillip Morris doesn’t deny that it misled customers, bu
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Apr 27, 2018 16:11
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Antismoking bill advances in Alaska House

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
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 15, 2018 16:27
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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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