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Alaska business owners speak out against smoking bill

House Bill 360, by Anchorage Republican Rep. Lindsey Holmes, would ban smoking in most commercial buildings, such as businesses, restaurants and bars. She told the House Health and Social Services Committee on Tuesday that her intention with the bill
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Mar 26, 2014 10:20
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[Alaska] AK YRBS results: 2013

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey is part of a national surveillance system developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assist with assessing and addressing the health risks of youth. It is conducted in Alaska every other year by th
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
added Oct 15, 2013 17:18
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[Alaska] Dillingham City Council to Discuss Proposal to Ban Smoking in Bars.

The Dillingham City council will bring back a proposal to ban smoking in bars. After a vote in May that failed to advance the ban to committee, the council Thursday night decided to put the topic on the agenda for its next meeting.
KDLG Public Radio (Dillingham, AK)
added Jun 9, 2013 16:12
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly Considers Expanding No-Smoking Zones

The Anchorage Assembly plans to introduce an ordinance at its July 10 meeting that would expand the area around city buildings where you can't smoke.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 11, 2012 06:35
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[Alaska] Tailgaters goes smoke-free

The sports bar and grill on the Parks Highway . . . joins Rumrunner’s at the Mat-Su Resort, the Caboose Lounge in Palmer, the Valley Hotel and the Windbreak as places that once allowed smoking but voluntarily changed their policies.
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added May 28, 2012 13:45
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Philip Morris Prevails In 1st Solo Smoking Suit In Alaska ($$)

Law360
added Nov 21, 2011 00:00
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Youth e-cigarette ban nears Alaska House vote

The Alaska House of Representatives is preparing for a final vote to prohibit Alaskans 18 and under from buying electronic cigarettes and the liquid used within them. State law already prohibits stores from selling e-cigarettes with nicotine liquids t
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Alaska] Opening statements begin in Bethel tobacco trial

On Wednesday, Dolores Hunter vs. Phillip Morris USA went to trial for the third time in seven years. The trial could have wide-reaching implications for the tobacco company. In their opening statements, the attorneys chose to focus on the legacy of a sin
Alaska Public Media
added Apr 13, 2018 15:25
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[Alaska] Survey suggests smoking ban ineffective

Of the 17 smokers who responded, 95 percent violate the ban and nearly two-thirds of them don’t try to hide it when they do. Of the smokers, only five said they had ever been confronted for smoking and only one confrontation was initiated by a student.
The Sun Star (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
added Apr 15, 2017 15:34
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This year, the Alaska State Fair went totally smoke-free. Here's how it's working out.

PALMER — The Alaska State Fair is entirely smoke-free for the first time this year, becoming perhaps the first fair in the country to take that step. The 12-day event that drew nearly 300,000 attendees in 2015 is now the only fair in the nation to ban s
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Sep 2, 2016 21:07
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