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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
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[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
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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
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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
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'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
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[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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[Alaska] COX: My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

• Kristin Cox lives in Juneau and is a naturopathic doctor and tobacco prevention and control specialist for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Sep 8, 2014 16:27
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[Alaska] Juneau regulates electronic cigarettes

The ordinance amending the city's pre-existing secondhand smoke control code to include e-cigarettes was adopted at a June 30 Assembly meeting. It puts into writing what some city institutions — including the Juneau School District and the Zach Gordon Yo
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 12, 2014 10:35
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[Alaska] VIDEO: Cigarettes to Blame for 13 of 21 Recent Anchorage Fires

Fire Department says in the past three weeks, there have been 21 local structure fires -- including 13 resulting from people not properly disposing of their cigarettes.... AFD Assistant Chief of Operations Graig Temple says the fires have collectively cau
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 27, 2014 12:36
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Alaska fire continues to grow, may have been caused by cigarettes

The human-caused fire was sparked May 19 in the 1.9 million-acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The weather forecast for the area calls for possible rain beginning Tuesday, said Willie Begay, a spokesman with the management team responding to the fire.
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2014 12:34
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