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[Alaska] Assembly to consider raising tobacco tax

The price of a pack of cigarettes in Juneau could increase if the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly raises the tax on them and other tobacco products. The Assembly, acting as its Committee of the Whole, unanimously forwarded the idea of an increased e
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 8, 2014 03:25

[Alaska] Nome Voters Reject Sales Tax Hike for Alcohol, Tobacco

Proposition 1 on Tuesday's ballot asked voters to increase the sales tax on tobacco and alcohol, including sales in bars and restaurants, from five to eight percent. Preliminary results Tuesday night show the vote failing, with 270 "no" votes to 242 "yes
KNOM Radio Mission (Nome, AK)
added Oct 8, 2014 03:10

[Alaska] Tobacco tax before Petersburg voters

Should Petersburg tax tobacco products and e-cigarettes? That question goes before local voters in the Oct. 7 municipal election.
KTOO (Juneau, AK)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:42

[Alaska, California] Charlo Greene In Legal Dispute with Neighbor Over Her Pot Smoking

Greene allegedly smoked so much pot at home that her next door neighbor’s kid got violently ill … and now they’re warring in court. Tyler Gilbrech tells TMZ … Charlo and her boyfriend moved into the apartment above his in June, and claims she immediately
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:10

[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

[Alaska] Anchorage smoke shop owner pleads guilty to fraud

because the two owned stores outside of Anchorage, they could legally buy tax-exempt cigarettes from wholesale distributors within the municipality to sell outside of muni limits. But the release states that between 2009 and 2012, Sims and her partner so
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Sep 8, 2014 05:24

[Alaska] Anchorage woman pleads guilty to profiting off tax-free cigarettes obtained illegally

Sims entered guilty pleas to charges of mail fraud, conspiracy to launder money and “conspiracy to make false statements regarding the distribution of cigarettes,” according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Alaska. She is pleading to three coun
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Sep 6, 2014 10:48
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[Alaska] Kenai adds e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

After hearing about the potential health concerns of electronic cigarettes at its preview two meetings, the Kenai City Council Wednesday night passed an ordinance for e-cigs to be regulated the same as smoking tobacco.
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Aug 22, 2014 13:22
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[Alaska] Hometown U: The students behind the smoke-free campus initiative

With the majority student voice known, Chancellor Tom Case has asked faculty and staff leaders to poll their constituents at the start of the new academic year. This student initiative would change current policy, which allows anyone to light up outdoors
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 28, 2014 22:36

[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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