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[Alaska] World No Tobacco Day May 31

Juneau (AK) Empire
added May 20, 2012 12:08

[Alaska] Walker signs smoking ban bill

Gov. Bill Walker signed a bill Tuesday that will effectively ban smoking in public spaces, including restaurants and bars. Senate Bill 63, originally introduced by Soldotna Republican Sen. Peter Micciche, aimed to diminish the risk of second hand smoke
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 18, 2018 15:16

Tobacco Industry Promotional Strategies Targeting American Indians/Alaska Natives and Exploiting Tribal Sovereignty

Proven policy interventions to address these disparities including tobacco price increases, cigarette taxes, comprehensive smokefree laws, and industry denormalization campaigns to reduce smoking prevalence and smoking-related disease could be considered
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:19

[Alaska] LETTER: Youths turn to e-cigarettes, lured by industry's candy flavoring

As a leader in an Alaskan Native youth dance group that promotes positive and healthy choices, I'm excited ...Their latest tactic is to market candy-flavored products like e-cigarettes and cigars that come in flavors like Mountain Dew, Orange Creamsicle,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 22, 2017 13:03

Pot initiative backer cites concern with Alaska smoking bill

Public smoking restrictions that recently passed the Alaska Senate could hurt proposed cannabis cafes in the state, a sponsor of the initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Alaska said Friday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2016 14:22

[Alaska] Urge legislators to pass smoke-free legislation

I went with a group of advocates and concerned citizens to meet with Alaska State Legislators regarding SB1 and HB136, bills that will create a smoke-free workplace across the entire state. Today, laws, statutes and ordinances that prohibit smoking in th
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Mar 20, 2016 14:27

Survey: 18 percent of Alaska high schoolers use e-cigarettes

A new survey of Alaska high school students has found e-cigarette use higher than the national average. The results of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which included questions about e-cigarettes for the first time in 2015, were published Monday by the Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Jan 27, 2016 19:06

Vaping advocates butt heads with Alaska health officials over e-cigs

Conley, an e-cigarette advocate from New Jersey, flew into Anchorage this week to hold meetings with lawmakers' staff, as well as a press conference, where he extolled e-cigarettes as a way to help people quit smoking, comparing the products to nicotine
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jan 8, 2016 15:11

'He died while smoking, drinking whiskey and telling lies': Hilarious and heartfelt obituary to Alaska fisherman, 60, published in local paper by adoring daughter

Captain Donald Malcolm Jr lived a magnificent life, so it's only fitting that his family would choose to memorialize him in a legendary way when the 60-year-old Alaska fisherman died last month. In an obituary published in the Homer Tribune, Malcolm's da
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:11

[Alaska] ROUNTREE: E-Cigarettes — the new deception

are you willing to take the chance and keep on vaping, and how can you as the consumer protect yourself and your loved ones from the dangerous effects of e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes need to be included in existing clean indoor air laws E-cigarettes should
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Dec 2, 2014 06:24
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