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[Alaska] To smoke or not to smoke, Palmer voters to decide on smoking ban

On Oct. 2, Palmer residents will vote on three ballot measures, one which will ban smoking in public places, including bars and restaurants.
Alaska Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 02:08

[Alaska] Assembly Mulls Indoor Smoking Exemption

Measure scheduled for public hearing Tuesday
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 6, 2012 12:46

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signs bill banning indoor smoking

Starting Oct. 1, smokers must take it outside. In a Tuesday ceremony at Anchorage’s Lucky Wishbone restaurant, Gov. Bill Walker signed Senate Bill 63, a statewide ban on indoor public smoking that mirrors local laws in Bethel, Juneau, Anchorage and o
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Jul 19, 2018 22:02

Alaskans speak up about bill to smother smoking

The Alaska Senate is again considering a bill to prohibit smoking in bars, restaurants and public places across Alaska. Senate Bill 1 was the first piece of legislation proposed in the Senate last year, but it was sidelined by the need to address the st
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 15, 2016 12:27

Alaska health survey finds e-cigarette use quadrupled from 2010 to 2013

An Alaska Division of Epidemiology bulletin released Thursday said e-cigarette use among Alaska adults rose from 1 percent in 2010 to 4 percent in 2013, the latest data available.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Aug 25, 2015 21:00

[Alaska] Frequently Asked Questions

The number of studies to determine what is in the “vapor” and the health effects of e-cig use and exposure is growing. Studies have found that the aerosol or “cloud” contains at least 9 chemicals that are known carcinogens and toxins, including nicotine,
Alaska’s Tobacco Quit Line
added Jan 9, 2015 11:41

[Alaska] Soldotna tobacco shop goes viral in smoking ban debate

Since the video was published on March 24, it has received 1,485 views and caught Micciche’s attention. Not only did he call to listen to her concerns, he revised the bill to make freestanding tobacco shops exempt. Micciche said while the bill focused o
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Apr 3, 2014 14:56

[Alaska] New Smoking Rule Stirs Ire at Assembly

The Assembly voted 5-2 Tuesday night to defer action on a proposal to amend the local ordinance banning smoking in public places ... The proposal would state that bars and clubs that allow smoking may not have children under age 18 on their prem
Sitka (AK) Daily Sentinel
added Jan 30, 2014 23:48

[Alaska] Palmer voters opt for smoke-free city

the anti-smoking ordinance, which seemed to have taken in 54 percent of the vote with 376 choosing yes and 310 voting no. But the city still has 101 ballots that haven’t been counted so that result has the potential to change.
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Oct 3, 2012 07:38

[Alaska] Bethel Superior Court Tobacco Trial Ends In Hung Jury

After three-and-a-half weeks, the Bethel Superior Court trial over whether or not tobacco company Philip Morris misled a Pilot Station man about the harmful effects...eight jurors needed more testimony on why Benjamin Frances chose to smoke Marlboro Ligh
KYUK (Bethel, AK)
added Nov 16, 2016 20:20
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