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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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[Alaska] ROUNTREE: E-Cigarettes — the new deception

are you willing to take the chance and keep on vaping, and how can you as the consumer protect yourself and your loved ones from the dangerous effects of e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes need to be included in existing clean indoor air laws E-cigarettes should
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Dec 2, 2014 06:24
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Antismoking Story That Is Tailored to Native Alaskans

Research into adolescent psychology, ambitious antitobacco programs ... and public speaking projects like Mr. Patterson’s all support a powerful new insight into how to head off nicotine addiction before it starts: Stories work better than nagging
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2014 06:19
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[Alaska] Up in Smoke Owner Convicted of Mail Fraud and Money Laundering

Michael Butler, the owner/operator of Up in Smoke, an Anchorage tobacco shop, “was convicted by a jury on charges of mail fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and conspiracy to make false statements regarding the distribution of cigarettes.”
Alaska Native News and Information
added Nov 7, 2014 11:58
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[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19
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[Alaska] October 16, 2014 Community Happenings: ANB, ANS Back Smoke-Free Workplaces

Delegates at the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp are being commended by SEARHC for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Alaska Native people from the dangers of secon
Sitka (AK) Daily Sentinel
added Oct 16, 2014 17:44
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University of Alaska considering tobacco ban on its campuses

University of Alaska leaders are drafting a policy that could ban tobacco use at its statewide campuses as soon as next year. The momentum for a smoke-free university system in Alaska has steadily been building, thanks to student pressure and a larger shi
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Oct 14, 2014 20:26
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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
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[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
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[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
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