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[Alaska] Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly to vote on tobacco tax

the Assembly is set to vote Monday on a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco products including e-cigarettes. At the Assembly's last meeting in June, the tax failed to pass when two Assembly members were absent. N
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2015 21:35
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Tobacco sales in Alaska hit new low as e-cigarettes surge

Serino is one of many in Alaska who, for a variety of reasons, have stopped buying cigarettes and other highly addictive tobacco products, driving consumption to its lowest point since the latest available records in 2001. Much of the decrease is due to
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 4, 2015 17:41
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[Alaska] New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke

In Alaska’s largest city, marijuana is now subject to the same rules limiting second-hand smoke from cigarettes. The move is a setback for legalization advocates in Anchorage, and leaves many regulatory questions unanswered.
Alaska Public Radio Network (KSKA)
added Jun 11, 2015 11:02
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[Alaska] New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke

In Alaska’s largest city, marijuana is now subject to the same rules limiting second-hand smoke from cigarettes. The move is a setback for legalization advocates in Anchorage, and leaves many regulatory questions unanswered.
Alaska Public Radio Network (KSKA)
added Jun 11, 2015 11:02
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[Alaska] VIDEO: Anchorage smoking prohibition to include marijuana

The city's ban on smoking inside businesses will include marijuana smoke following a 9-1 vote Tuesday by the Anchorage Assembly. All businesses with non-smoking signs will have 90 days include a reference to marijuana as well.
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jun 10, 2015 11:19
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[Alaska] Assembly to consider ban on second-hand marijuana smoke

On Tuesday, Anchorage Assembly Chair Dick Traini plans to introduce an ordinance... “I’ve been getting calls from bar owners worried about people coming in and lighting up inside their bars,” Traini said. “They just want at least five feet away from the
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 28, 2015 07:17
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly chair wants to treat marijuana smoke like tobacco smoke

A measure that Traini plans to introduce next week at the Assembly meeting would incorporate marijuana and marijuana products into the city’s secondhand smoking law. That means smoking marijuana would not be allowed in public places, workplaces, child ca
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 22, 2015 11:41
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[Alaska] Guest Editorial: Going 'smoke free' at UAS will take more than a few campus signs

Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 27, 2015 11:22
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[Alaska] Ketchikan lawmakers push for island-wide tobacco, e-cigarette excise tax

Cooperative Relations Committee, a joint group of the Ketchikan City Council and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly, unanimously voted Friday to work toward and excise tax on all cigarettes and tobacco products.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 27, 2015 10:57
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What would Indian reservations mean in Alaska?

The deadline approaches for Gov. Bill Walker and Attorney General Craig Richards to decide whether to appeal a federal court ruling in the Akiachak case...would probably have no state or local taxes on gasoline and tobacco sales. In addition, tribal memb
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 27, 2015 09:00
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