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Alaska Native groups join forces to fight tobacco use

Now, with that support of the Alaska Federation of Natives, they’re trying to cut into the state’s high rate of tobacco use by Alaska Natives by persuading individual tribes to stop their employees from smoking at work. They’ve been particularly successf
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Oct 22, 2012 06:16
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Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium fighting tobacco use

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium reports that seven tribes have approved resolutions calling for a ban on all tobacco products in the workplace. It notes that three tribes have passed resolutions supporting a statewide smoke-free workplace law.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Oct 15, 2012 14:54
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[Alaska] Supercharged chew is a tradition in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

People of all ages, sometimes entire families, chewing an earthy, super-charged variety of smokeless tobacco. It's called iqmik, or blackbull, and it makes a mule kick of a first impression. . . . A University of Alaska Anchorage researcher is studying
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 12, 2012 07:42
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[Alaska] City of Palmer 2012 Unofficial Election Results (PDF)

Proposition No. 3 Initiative Ordinance No. 12-015: Enacting Palmer Municipal Code Chapter 8.10 Prohibiting Smoking in Places of Employment and Public Places
City of Palmer (AK)
added Oct 8, 2012 05:08
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[Alaska] Ordinance No. 12-015 (PDF)

An Initiative Ordinance Enacting Palmer Municipal Code Chapter 8.10 Prohibiting Smoking in Places of Employment and Public Places
City of Palmer (AK)
added Oct 8, 2012 05:05
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[Alaska] Palmer goes smoke-free, with 61.5 percent voting for ban

A proposed smoking ban in the city was approved by voters on Tuesday, according to Palmer election results, passing with 61.5 percent of voters supporting a ban on smoking in public places.
Alaska Dispatch
added Oct 8, 2012 05:01
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[Alaska] Bethel smokers pay less for cigarettes than urban dwellers

Bethel smokers are consistently paying anywhere from a few cents to roughly a dollar less than those in Anchorage. That may soon change. The heads of two heavyweight Bethel-based Native organizations are pushing city leaders to consider a new excise tax
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 8, 2012 04:30
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[Alaska] Bars worry about smoke-free future

Bar owners are worried while clean-air advocates are elated this week after Palmer residents decided to end indoor smoking in public. The rule change means the trio of businesses that still allowed smoking must cease doing so in January 2013 when the law
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Oct 7, 2012 22:43
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[Alaska] Smoking Ban on Palmer Ballot

A controversial smoking ordinance is up for vote in Palmer Tuesday. Citizens will decide if there is no more smoking at public places and places of employment.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:37
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[Alaska] Palmer voters opt for smoke-free city

the anti-smoking ordinance, which seemed to have taken in 54 percent of the vote with 376 choosing yes and 310 voting no. But the city still has 101 ballots that haven’t been counted so that result has the potential to change.
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Oct 3, 2012 07:38
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