Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 740 headlines found
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
Mar 18, 2018 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52
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
Mar 12, 2018 Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:19
A popular bill that would bar smoking almost everywhere in Alaska has been stuck in the House Rules Committee since January, and there’s no indication why. Half the House has signed on as cosponsors of the bill, Senate Bill 63, which passed the Senate l
Mar 8, 2018 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:44
Senate Bill 15, sponsored by Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, was approved by the Senate Finance Committee last week and is expected to advance to a vote of the full Senate this week. Existing state law already prohibits those under 19 from buying or oth
Mar 4, 2018 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 8, 2018 00:48
Senate Bill 63, a bill that proposes to extend the ban on smoking in workplaces, has made its way to the House Rules Committee. It has already passed through the Senate and is currently sitting in the committee to be considered for the floor vote.
Feb 20, 2018 The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
How to spend the $1 million-plus collected through a boroughwide tobacco tax was a main topic of discussion during Monday’s Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. But, the assembly postponed a decision until its Feb. 20 meeting.
Feb 6, 2018 KRBD 105.3 FM (Ketchikan, AK)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
Officials with the American Lung Association say it’s time that Alaska passes a strong smoke free workplace law, a policy that would reduce exposure to secondhand smoke and save lives.
Jan 24, 2018 Cordova (AK) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:36
If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional smoking, I highly recommend giving vape cartridges a try. And if you happen to find yourself in the valley and you’re looking for some solid CBD information, go see Anthony at Hempire, located next door
Jan 18, 2018 Anchorage Press
added Jan 18, 2018 19:03
Prevalence and Disparities in Tobacco Product Use Among American Indians/Alaska Natives — United States, 2010–2015
Whereas significant progress has been made in reducing overall commercial tobacco product use, disparities persist, with American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) having one of the highest cigarette smoking prevalences of all racial/ethnic groups.
Dec 22, 2017 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:35
Several health agencies in Sitka are organizing a campaign to raise the legal age of tobacco sales to 21. Eric Brodell, the Western Regional Director for Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation, said there’s a correlation between raising the sales ago an
Dec 12, 2017 KCAW NPR Radio 104.7 FM / 90.1 FM (Sitka, AK)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:57