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[Alaska] Anchorage woman pleads guilty to profiting off tax-free cigarettes obtained illegally

Sims entered guilty pleas to charges of mail fraud, conspiracy to launder money and “conspiracy to make false statements regarding the distribution of cigarettes,” according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Alaska. She is pleading to three coun
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Sep 6, 2014 10:48

Alaska offers free texting and online programs for smokers trying to quit

Text2Quit sends out automated messages that revolve around the user's quit date. One reads: "Today is the big day! Are you ready to live a long and healthier life? Let us know if you are quitting today. Reply yes or no." Once you've reached two weeks wit
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 6, 2014 21:42

[Alaska] New e-cigarette stores in Anchorage fly under state regulatory radar

A handful of electronic cigarette shops that have popped up in Anchorage strip malls in the last year have found themselves at the center of a growing controversy over how the country regulates high-tech smokes.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 12, 2014 18:54

Supporters call for Alaska lawmakers to expand smoke-free workplace laws

Supporters of the Alaska Smoke-Free Indoor Workplace bill (SB209) sent the message to lawmakers last Thursday that it's time for Alaska to have statewide smoke-free laws. The proposed law got a hearing yesterday with the Senate State Affairs Committee at
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36

[Alaska] Kenai Peninsula Fair goes smoke-free

The Kenai Peninsula Fair Association Board approved a policy on May 16, which went into effect June 1, to make the fairgrounds a smoke-free workplace. The Kenai Peninsula Fair’s policy follows the smoke-free efforts of the Alaska State Fair, which went
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Aug 17, 2013 14:00

Alaska Housing Finance Corp bans smoking in certain units

The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is banning smoking at its large multi-unit housing units as part of a new policy catalyzed by resident surveys that favored a smoking ban, said Director of Public Housing Cathy Stone.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added May 18, 2013 11:24

[Alaska] OPINION: Local tribal councils become tobacco-free in 2012

Looking back at 2012 for Maniilaq Association's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs, the year went fairly well. Both programs visited and met with all 12 of the Maniilaq Service Area local tribal council offices in each community and informed them
The Arctic Sounder
added Jan 12, 2013 11:38

[Alaska] Ordinance No. 12-015 (PDF)

An Initiative Ordinance Enacting Palmer Municipal Code Chapter 8.10 Prohibiting Smoking in Places of Employment and Public Places
City of Palmer (AK)
added Oct 8, 2012 05:05

[Alaska] Bethel smokers pay less for cigarettes than urban dwellers

Bethel smokers are consistently paying anywhere from a few cents to roughly a dollar less than those in Anchorage. That may soon change. The heads of two heavyweight Bethel-based Native organizations are pushing city leaders to consider a new excise tax
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 8, 2012 04:30

[Alaska] Smoking Ban on Palmer Ballot

A controversial smoking ordinance is up for vote in Palmer Tuesday. Citizens will decide if there is no more smoking at public places and places of employment.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:37
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