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[Alaska] New e-cigarette stores in Anchorage fly under state regulatory radar

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.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 12, 2014 18:54

[Alaska] American Lung Association objects to tobacco store lease

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.
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Apr 22, 2014 10:22

[Alaska] Students vote to move forward with a smoke free campus

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
The Northern Light (University of Alaska Anchorage)
added Apr 16, 2014 03:57

[Alaska] Legislators to Consider State-Wide Public Smoking Ban, Includes E-Cig

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
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:39

Supporters call for Alaska lawmakers to expand smoke-free workplace laws

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
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:36

SPARCK: Alaska is dying for a statewide smoke-free workplace policy

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
Alaska Dispatch
added Apr 4, 2014 17:01

[Alaska] Soldotna tobacco shop goes viral in smoking ban debate

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
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Apr 3, 2014 14:56

Alaska business owners speak out against smoking bill

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
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Mar 26, 2014 10:20

10 years in the making, smoke-free workplace bill reaches Alaska Legislature

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.
Alaska Dispatch
added Mar 26, 2014 01:16

Bill calls for more Alaska non-smoking areas

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2014 19:43
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