Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 760 headlines found
November 17 marks ANTHC's 10th anniversary of adopting a tobacco-free policy (it has been updated to include not only cigarettes and spit tobacco, but e-cigarettes as well). The anniversary coincides with the Great American Smokeout, a national event cre
Nov 7, 2016 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Nov 7, 2016 22:02
Alaska moved closer to becoming the 31st state to prohibit smoking in public places with the Senate’s approval of a measure that would forbid smoking e-cigarettes or tobacco within enclosed public spaces, KTUU-TV reports.
Apr 1, 2016 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:52
Nov 21, 2015 Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
added Nov 21, 2015 17:43
An anti-tobacco video competition is being hosted by the Department of Defense. Teens video producers, ages 13-18, are encouraged to “Fight the Enemy” of tobacco.
Sep 21, 2015 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Sep 21, 2015 09:44
Workplace smoking bans are in effect in Alaska communities that comprise about half the state's population. Proponents of a statewide ban have a bill in the Legislature, but opponents have been vocal in their testimony against the proposed law.
Mar 25, 2014 Alaska Dispatch
added Mar 26, 2014 01:16
Yes, it’s hard, perhaps close to impossible, for some people to quit. So they’ll have to smoke outside, and AHFC should make sure safe, accessible areas are available. It still will be uncomfortable and annoying, but it won’t cancel anyone’s civil rights
Aug 4, 2013 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Aug 6, 2013 14:19
It’s a free country, but smoking isn’t free. The costs in cash and health are high. It’s good to see so many people are escaping the habit, and we wish much success to those who haven’t yet succeeded.
Jul 23, 2013 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 25, 2013 13:02
A proposal to ban public smoking on the Kodiak Island Borough is all but dead after one of the principal backers dropped his support. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports that assemblyman Tuck Bonney announced Thursday he is abandoning his effort to put a bo
Jul 14, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 17, 2013 01:16
A new excise tax on tobacco in the Southwest Alaska hub of Bethel brought the city more than $25,000 in its first month in effect. With an election looming, city officials have yet to decide what to do with the money.
May 26, 2013 Alaska Dispatch
added May 27, 2013 12:32
The Bethel City Council has finalized an ordinance to impose a tax on all tobacco products sold in the city. The tax is similar to one found in Anchorage. The tax has the backing of many in the community, but one retailer is taking a stand against it.
Feb 8, 2013 Alaska Public Media (KSKA)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:13