Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 730 headlines found
The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is seeking comments on a plan to ban smoking in more than 600 of its public housing units. Comments are being taken through June 15. The smoke-free policy, if enacted by AHFC, would take effect Aug. 1.
May 23, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added May 23, 2013 21:46
The Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is banning smoking at its large multi-unit housing units as part of a new policy catalyzed by resident surveys that favored a smoking ban, said Director of Public Housing Cathy Stone.
May 18, 2013 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added May 18, 2013 11:24
Michael Patterson, a formerly homeless person who started smoking at age 9, has stories of carved-away lungs, battles to breathe, and doctors who tell him he's a walking dead man living on borrowed time. He'll be taking those stories on the road to schoo
Apr 14, 2013 Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 15, 2013 08:24
The Bethel City Council has finalized an ordinance to impose a tax on all tobacco products sold in the city. The tax is similar to one found in Anchorage. The tax has the backing of many in the community, but one retailer is taking a stand against it.
Feb 8, 2013 Alaska Public Radio Network (KSKA)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:13
Alaska received the following grades for 2012 in the "State of Tobacco Control" report: * Tobacco Prevention and Control Funding: A * Cigarette Tax: C
Jan 16, 2013 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 16, 2013 14:35
Looking back at 2012 for Maniilaq Association's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs, the year went fairly well. Both programs visited and met with all 12 of the Maniilaq Service Area local tribal council offices in each community and informed them
Jan 12, 2013 The Arctic Sounder
added Jan 12, 2013 11:38
The Director of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Program at the University of Colorado, Dr. Chad Morris, will speak with Alaska tobacco and behavioral health experts today, January 8, as part of a summit at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Offices.
Jan 8, 2013 KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:55
the Bethel City Council passed an ordinance that will increase taxes on all tobacco products sold in the city. The ordinance will raise the price of cigarettes by $2.21 per pack and raise prices for other tobacco products by 45 percent.
Dec 13, 2012 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Dec 13, 2012 10:17
The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) congratulated the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) last week for recently adopting local, comprehensive tobacco-free workplace resolutions. The tribes join 13 Southe
Nov 19, 2012 Juneau (AK) Empire
added Nov 19, 2012 18:43
Momentum for statewide tobacco-free workplaces continues to spread in Alaska as the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) tribes join the growing number of 13 Southeast and 36 statewide Alaska tribes that have already passed loc
Nov 17, 2012 Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:43