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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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Bill calls for more Alaska non-smoking areas

A bill expanding the list of Alaska locations where smoking is banned has been introduced in the state House. The measure by Anchorage Republican Lindsey Holmes includes a ban on electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, in those places.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:43
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ALA Says Alaska Needs More Secondhand Smoke Protection

Alaska received the following grades for 2012 in the "State of Tobacco Control" report: * Tobacco Prevention and Control Funding: A * Cigarette Tax: C
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 16, 2013 14:35
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[Alaska] Bars worry about smoke-free future

Bar owners are worried while clean-air advocates are elated this week after Palmer residents decided to end indoor smoking in public. The rule change means the trio of businesses that still allowed smoking must cease doing so in January 2013 when the law
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Oct 7, 2012 22:43
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[Alaska] O'MALLEY: Hard to argue in favor of smoking in clubs

Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 20, 2012 11:39
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[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
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[Alaska] MONIAK: We need less politics and more science

The statewide ban on smoking in public places would very likely become law if Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wasn’t blocking it in the House Rules Committee which she chairs. But this story is less about an obstructionist legislator than the risks w
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52
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[Alaska] EDITORIAL: By the numbers

Alaska is No. 6 in the country in percentage of cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking, according to a new study... In Alaska, it gets a little tricky: Individual cities such as Anchorage have banned smoking in bars, but there is no state law. I
Ketchikan (AK) Daily News
added Nov 2, 2016 06:25
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