Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 759 headlines found
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
Supporters of the Alaska Smoke-Free Indoor Workplace bill (SB209) sent the message to lawmakers last Thursday that it's time for Alaska to have statewide smoke-free laws. The proposed law got a hearing yesterday with the Senate State Affairs Committee at
Apr 7, 2014 Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36
We need legislation to combat this workplace threat. Secondhand smoke is a major cause of needless, preventable suffering and death. And it isn’t only cancer we need to worry about; non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke increase their risk of heart dis
Apr 4, 2014 Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 4, 2014 17:01
Since the video was published on March 24, it has received 1,485 views and caught Micciche’s attention. Not only did he call to listen to her concerns, he revised the bill to make freestanding tobacco shops exempt. Micciche said while the bill focused o
Apr 3, 2014 Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Apr 3, 2014 14:56
House Bill 360, by Anchorage Republican Rep. Lindsey Holmes, would ban smoking in most commercial buildings, such as businesses, restaurants and bars. She told the House Health and Social Services Committee on Tuesday that her intention with the bill
Mar 26, 2014 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Mar 26, 2014 10:20
Workplace smoking bans are in effect in Alaska communities that comprise about half the state's population. Proponents of a statewide ban have a bill in the Legislature, but opponents have been vocal in their testimony against the proposed law.
Mar 25, 2014 Alaska Dispatch
added Mar 26, 2014 01:16
A bill expanding the list of Alaska locations where smoking is banned has been introduced in the state House. The measure by Anchorage Republican Lindsey Holmes includes a ban on electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, in those places.
Feb 28, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:43