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[Alaska] Local teens talk about two proposed tobacco laws

Blackwell and Yourkoski spoke in favor of SB1, the “Take it Outside Act” sponsored by Sen. Peter Micchiche, R-Soldotna, which would require every operation in the state to adopt laws prohibiting use of tobacco products in and around public spaces and pri
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Mar 4, 2016 13:47


69% favor passage of a law prohibiting smoking in workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants and bars. The Alaska Legislature is currently considering Senate Bill 1, the "Take it Outside Act", which would protect all Alaskan workers from secondh
KTVF 11 NBC (Fairbanks, AK)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:32

Survey: 18 percent of Alaska high schoolers use e-cigarettes

A new survey of Alaska high school students has found e-cigarette use higher than the national average. The results of the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which included questions about e-cigarettes for the first time in 2015, were published Monday by the Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Jan 27, 2016 19:06

[Alaska] Marijuana club too close to kids

When the new “social marijuana club” opened in November 201...The club’s proximity to Fairbanks Native Association’s Head Start Center was also mentioned. Head Start empowers families with children ages 3 to 5 to be responsive to their child’s health, edu
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jan 21, 2016 15:45

[Alaska] State misled public on hazards of e-cigarettes, vaping advocacy group says

Conley, president of the American Vaping Association, says the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has been misleading the public about the health effects of using electronic cigarettes. "Alaska's department of health has been perhaps the wor
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Jan 15, 2016 16:17

Vaping advocates butt heads with Alaska health officials over e-cigs

Conley, an e-cigarette advocate from New Jersey, flew into Anchorage this week to hold meetings with lawmakers' staff, as well as a press conference, where he extolled e-cigarettes as a way to help people quit smoking, comparing the products to nicotine
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jan 8, 2016 15:11

[Alaska] Tobacco, e-cig ban starts Thursday at UAF

The use of all tobacco products and nicotine vaporizers, including electronic cigarettes, will be prohibited at the University of Alaska Fairbanks starting Thursday.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jan 4, 2016 04:10

University of Alaska Fairbanks to go smoke-free

The change comes after the University of Alaska’s board of regents approved a policy last year banning the use of tobacco and tobacco-related products across all campuses. UAF was the only campus that failed to meet this year’s Dec. 1 deadline, The Alask
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Dec 29, 2015 23:16

[Alaska] E-cigarettes get trade organization

The e-cigarette industry is getting organized. Clear the Air Alaska, a trade association representing retailers in Alaska, announced its creation on Thursday. In a statement, spokesman Tom Anderson wrote that the organization was created to “clarify and
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Dec 6, 2015 21:08

[Alaska] New advocacy group forms for electronic cigarettes

ad campaign in favor of electronic cigarettes is hitting Alaskan airwaves. It’s sponsored by a group called “Clearing The Air Alaska,” which represents local businesses...don’t want to be regulated like tobacco, especially if it means being taxed or banne
KTVA Channel 11 (Anchorage, AK)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:00
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