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[Alaska] Smoking, vaping banned in Anchorage's Town Square Park

Smoking and vaping are now banned in downtown's Town Square Park, following approval by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night. The vote reversed a June rejection of the ban. Assembly members Tim Steele and Bill Starr decided to change their votes, leading
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 27, 2016 14:29
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly approves first pot cultivation license, bans smoking, vaping in Town Square Park

The Assembly also passed an ordinance Tuesday banning smoking and vaping in Town Square Park. The 7 to 4 vote makes it illegal to use any electronic or battery operated cigarette or to smoke any tobacco or marijuana product not only in Town Square Park,
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:07
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[Alaska] TARNAI: Secondhand smoke a danger in apartments

Secondhand smoke exposure in multi-unit housing complexes is a common problem and can be dangerous. Exposure to secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer, COPD, strokes, heart attacks and asthma. It’s particularly dangerous for children, pregnant women,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jul 13, 2016 14:20
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[Alaska] Marijuana Control Board tweaks marijuana bar rules

Major aspects that remain up in the air are ventilation – and how to ensure employee health and safety in a room where there is cannabis smoke – and tracking the marijuana purchases. Concerns about secondhand smoke — and whether servers exposed to that
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 8, 2016 19:00
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Adult smoking generally declines, still higher among Alaska Natives

Smoking rates continue to decline in Alaska, according to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services... The survey also showed an uptick in e-cigarette use among both high school students and adults. This year was the first year the survey asked
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Jun 15, 2016 16:28
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Alaska State Fair going smoke-free

has adopted a smoke-free policy that will send tobacco and e-cigarette users outside the fences into a handful of temporary smoking areas. Under the new policy, smoking isn’t permitted during the fair anywhere within fenced common areas of the fairground
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 6, 2016 05:04
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Marijuana social clubs dwindle in Alaska as legal confusion reigns

The only bill directly pertinent to clubs has stalled and shows no sign of movement before lawmakers adjourn. Rather than directly addressing the licensing issue, the bill incorporates a de facto public marijuana smoking ban into a larger anti-smoking me
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 18, 2016 19:26
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Alaska workplace smoking ban advocates worry legislation is in limbo

languishing in a committee chaired by Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, where it’s set to die when the Alaska Legislature adjourns April 17 unless LeDoux decides to schedule a hearing and send it to the House floor.
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 12, 2016 17:24
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Pot initiative backer cites concern with Alaska smoking bill

Public smoking restrictions that recently passed the Alaska Senate could hurt proposed cannabis cafes in the state, a sponsor of the initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Alaska said Friday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2016 14:22
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[Alaska] Marijuana, tobacco public smoking ban passes Senate

In public comment and in Senate testimony and debate over the legislation aimed at tobacco products, none of the public or senators addressed its affect on state marijuana industry regulations. Both Senate Bill 1 and its House companion, House Bill 328,
Alaska Journal of Commerce
added Apr 2, 2016 01:27
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