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ALA Says Alaska Needs More Secondhand Smoke Protection

Alaska received the following grades for 2012 in the "State of Tobacco Control" report: * Tobacco Prevention and Control Funding: A * Cigarette Tax: C
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 16, 2013 14:35

[Alaska] OPINION: Local tribal councils become tobacco-free in 2012

Looking back at 2012 for Maniilaq Association's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs, the year went fairly well. Both programs visited and met with all 12 of the Maniilaq Service Area local tribal council offices in each community and informed them
The Arctic Sounder
added Jan 12, 2013 11:38

[Alaska] National Expert to Present Tobacco's Influence on Mental Health

The Director of the Behavioral Health and Wellness Program at the University of Colorado, Dr. Chad Morris, will speak with Alaska tobacco and behavioral health experts today, January 8, as part of a summit at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Offices.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 11, 2013 09:55

[Alaska] Bethel Oks tobacco tax hike

the Bethel City Council passed an ordinance that will increase taxes on all tobacco products sold in the city. The ordinance will raise the price of cigarettes by $2.21 per pack and raise prices for other tobacco products by 45 percent.
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Dec 13, 2012 10:17

Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) congratulated the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) last week for recently adopting local, comprehensive tobacco-free workplace resolutions. The tribes join 13 Southe
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Nov 19, 2012 18:43

Two more tribes go tobacco-free in Southeast Alaska

Momentum for statewide tobacco-free workplaces continues to spread in Alaska as the Skagway Tribal Council and the Chilkat Indian Village (Klukwan) tribes join the growing number of 13 Southeast and 36 statewide Alaska tribes that have already passed loc
Sitnews (Ketchikan, AK)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:43

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

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

[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

[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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