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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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[Alaska] GUSSE: Proposition 3 — smoking really?

There are false arguments presented by the tobacco industry through our city council members . . . Our city council has rejected the idea of an ordinance that’s why it took a petition by local voters to get this on the ballot. I’m not sure why some on
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Oct 1, 2012 01:23
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[Alaska] Anchorage's Maria Pestrikoff falls off 60-foot cliff while texting and smoking

Maria Pestrikoff fell 60 feet down a rocky beach cliff on Kodiak Island . . . Pestrikoff was walking toward the steep drop to toss a cigarette butt while attempting to send a message when she slipped on wet grass:
Alaska Dispatch
added Sep 29, 2012 17:17
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[Alaska] To smoke or not to smoke, Palmer voters to decide on smoking ban

On Oct. 2, Palmer residents will vote on three ballot measures, one which will ban smoking in public places, including bars and restaurants.
Alaska Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 02:08
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Alaska SC: Amended tobacco statute provides due process

The Alaska Supreme Court ruled last week that a lower court was correct in upholding a decision to fine a tobacco seller and temporarily suspend its state endorsements for illegal sales to minors. At issue is the state's tobacco endorsement statute, whic
Legal NewsLine
added Jul 24, 2012 17:12
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