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New statewide survey shows one out of three Alaska teens uses tobacco, e-cigarettes

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson will discuss the new concern of e-cigarette impacts on teen health during the opening address of the School Health and Wellness Institute at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at the H
Alaska Business Monthly
added Oct 26, 2015 15:09
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[Alaska] Electronic cigarette tax vexes vapers

At last [Sept 15] week’s meeting of the Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly, e -cigarette users spoke out against the new tax. The new ordinance went into effect when it was passed in August. It puts a a 55 % tax on wholesale purchases of e cigarette prod
Alaska Public Media (KSKA)
added Sep 24, 2015 18:49
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[Alaska] Department of Defense competition to fight teen tobacco use

An anti-tobacco video competition is being hosted by the Department of Defense. Teens video producers, ages 13-18, are encouraged to “Fight the Enemy” of tobacco.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Sep 21, 2015 09:44
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Alaska health survey finds e-cigarette use quadrupled from 2010 to 2013

An Alaska Division of Epidemiology bulletin released Thursday said e-cigarette use among Alaska adults rose from 1 percent in 2010 to 4 percent in 2013, the latest data available.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Aug 25, 2015 21:00
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[Alaska] Ketchikan Borough votes down tobacco tax

the Assembly voted 4-3 Monday against the proposed ordinance, which would have levied a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco products including e-cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 23, 2015 16:20
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[Alaska] Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly to vote on tobacco tax

the Assembly is set to vote Monday on a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco products including e-cigarettes. At the Assembly's last meeting in June, the tax failed to pass when two Assembly members were absent. N
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2015 21:35
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Tobacco sales in Alaska hit new low as e-cigarettes surge

Serino is one of many in Alaska who, for a variety of reasons, have stopped buying cigarettes and other highly addictive tobacco products, driving consumption to its lowest point since the latest available records in 2001. Much of the decrease is due to
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 4, 2015 17:41
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[Alaska] New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke

In Alaska’s largest city, marijuana is now subject to the same rules limiting second-hand smoke from cigarettes. The move is a setback for legalization advocates in Anchorage, and leaves many regulatory questions unanswered.
Alaska Public Media (KSKA)
added Jun 11, 2015 11:02
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[Alaska] New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke

In Alaska’s largest city, marijuana is now subject to the same rules limiting second-hand smoke from cigarettes. The move is a setback for legalization advocates in Anchorage, and leaves many regulatory questions unanswered.
Alaska Public Media (KSKA)
added Jun 11, 2015 11:02
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[Alaska] VIDEO: Anchorage smoking prohibition to include marijuana

The city's ban on smoking inside businesses will include marijuana smoke following a 9-1 vote Tuesday by the Anchorage Assembly. All businesses with non-smoking signs will have 90 days include a reference to marijuana as well.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jun 10, 2015 11:19
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