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[Alaska] American Lung Association urges smoke free workplace law

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.
Cordova (AK) Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:36
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[Alaska] ALTMAN: GREEN TARA: Let's Talk Vape

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
Anchorage Press
added Jan 18, 2018 19:03
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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.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:35
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[Alaska] Tobacco 21 campaign seeks to raise sales age

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
KCAW NPR Radio 104.7 FM / 90.1 FM (Sitka, AK)
added Dec 22, 2017 20:57
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[Alaska] MEDDAC-AK set to go tobacco-free

FT. WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - Dec. 1, Medical Department Activity -- Alaska will join an ever growing list of medical campuses throughout the Army, Department of Defense and private sector who are listed as tobacco-free.
United States Army
added Nov 10, 2017 14:56
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly resolution calls for regulations on allowing pot consumption in retail stores

urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it's a problem that tourists and locals can buy commercial pot products but can't legally smoke it outside of private homes.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 12, 2017 09:15
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customizing a mobile program to help rural alaska native youth quit tobacco

tobacco use has long been part of communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, a remote region in southwest Alaska comprised of more than 80 percent of Alaska Natives. In a study from 2007, 63 percent of 15- to 18-year-olds reported being current smokers o
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:14
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[Alaska] Marijuana board will revisit onsite consumption at July meeting

Mlynarik’s draft allowed on-site consumption but applied certain restrictions, including prohibition against smoking. He said he wanted to address concerns from the public about both second-hand smoke protections for employees and the public municipal la
Alaska Journal of Commerce
added May 24, 2017 22:16
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Two Alaska youth honored for volunteerism at national award ceremony in Washington, D.C.

After Leena's mother and older sister founded the group, called "PINK" (for "People in Need of Knowledge"), Leena wanted to join because her father was a smoker. "I felt it was important because I learned how harmful smoking was and didn't want to see my
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2017 13:48
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[Alaska] LETTER: Youths turn to e-cigarettes, lured by industry's candy flavoring

As a leader in an Alaskan Native youth dance group that promotes positive and healthy choices, I'm excited ...Their latest tactic is to market candy-flavored products like e-cigarettes and cigars that come in flavors like Mountain Dew, Orange Creamsicle,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 22, 2017 13:03
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