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[Alaska] Up in Smoke Owner Convicted of Mail Fraud and Money Laundering

Michael Butler, the owner/operator of Up in Smoke, an Anchorage tobacco shop, “was convicted by a jury on charges of mail fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and conspiracy to make false statements regarding the distribution of cigarettes.”
Alaska Native News and Information
added Nov 7, 2014 11:58

SPARCK: Alaska is dying for a statewide smoke-free workplace policy

We need legislation to combat this workplace threat. Secondhand smoke is a major cause of needless, preventable suffering and death. And it isn’t only cancer we need to worry about; non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke increase their risk of heart dis
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 4, 2014 17:01

Smoking Rates Decline Among Alaska Teens

"Just before July my ex-wife passed away from cancer weighing 84 pounds; and now her son is stage two with lung cancer - a young man," Bean said. "These stories need to be told to our young people; this is a deadly habit." He encourages Alaska's native
Alaska Public Media (KSKA)
added Oct 16, 2013 03:20

[Alaska] ELLISON: Smoked out: New smoking rules for public housing are a slap in face

As a former Alaska landlord and a veteran who has bled and laid his life on the line for these United States to be free, I find the rule change to be a slap in the face, not only to free Americans, but to the most fragile of all Americans, the older gene
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jun 16, 2013 12:10

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium fighting tobacco use

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium reports that seven tribes have approved resolutions calling for a ban on all tobacco products in the workplace. It notes that three tribes have passed resolutions supporting a statewide smoke-free workplace law.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Oct 15, 2012 14:54

[Alaska] City of Palmer 2012 Unofficial Election Results (PDF)

Proposition No. 3 Initiative Ordinance No. 12-015: Enacting Palmer Municipal Code Chapter 8.10 Prohibiting Smoking in Places of Employment and Public Places
City of Palmer (AK)
added Oct 8, 2012 05:08

[Alaska] Anchorage's Maria Pestrikoff falls off 60-foot cliff while texting and smoking

Maria Pestrikoff fell 60 feet down a rocky beach cliff on Kodiak Island . . . Pestrikoff was walking toward the steep drop to toss a cigarette butt while attempting to send a message when she slipped on wet grass:
Alaska Dispatch
added Sep 29, 2012 17:17

[Alaska] Marijuana, tobacco public smoking ban passes Senate

In public comment and in Senate testimony and debate over the legislation aimed at tobacco products, none of the public or senators addressed its affect on state marijuana industry regulations. Both Senate Bill 1 and its House companion, House Bill 328,
Alaska Journal of Commerce
added Apr 2, 2016 01:27

GLANTZ: Alaska takes the lead on educating the public about e-cigarettes

Kudos to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services for mounting the first media campaign (at least that I know of) designed to educate the public about the fact that e-cigarettes are not just "harmless water vapor."
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 23, 2014 23:19

[Alaska] American Lung Association objects to tobacco store lease

The city of Wasilla, which owns the Meta Rose Square, approved a lease to a tobacco store on Monday over the objections of a current building tenant — the American Lung Association.
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Apr 22, 2014 10:22
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