Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 755 headlines found
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.
Aug 22, 2014 Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Aug 22, 2014 13:22
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
Jul 28, 2014 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 28, 2014 22:36
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
Jul 12, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 12, 2014 10:35
Text2Quit sends out automated messages that revolve around the user's quit date. One reads: "Today is the big day! Are you ready to live a long and healthier life? Let us know if you are quitting today. Reply yes or no." Once you've reached two weeks wit
Jul 6, 2014 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 6, 2014 21:42
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.
May 27, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2014 12:34
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
May 26, 2014 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 27, 2014 12:36
A handful of electronic cigarette shops that have popped up in Anchorage strip malls in the last year have found themselves at the center of a growing controversy over how the country regulates high-tech smokes.
May 12, 2014 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 12, 2014 18:54
The city of Wasilla, which owns the Meta Rose Square, approved a lease to a tobacco store on Monday over the objections of a current building tenant — the American Lung Association.
Apr 20, 2014 Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Apr 22, 2014 10:22
Students voted last week to move forward with a proposal that would make the University of Alaska Anchorage a smoke- and tobacco-free campus. The referendum passed the preliminary election results by earning 719 votes in support of the initiative, a
Apr 15, 2014 The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Apr 16, 2014 03:57
Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) says Senate Bill 209 will provide a far-reaching measure to include all communities in the state not currently protected from second-hand smoke, including Fairbanks. “Senate Bill 209 will protect Alaskans from the well-known h
Apr 13, 2014 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:39