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[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
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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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Alaska] Anchorage Tobacco Tax Earnings Might Signal Smoking Decline

KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Apr 27, 2012 12:51
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Loophole enables Alaska minors to buy nicotine

Alaska lawmakers try to close loophole allowing sale of nicotine products to minors
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2012 00:00
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