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[Alaska] Frequently Asked Questions

The number of studies to determine what is in the “vapor” and the health effects of e-cig use and exposure is growing. Studies have found that the aerosol or “cloud” contains at least 9 chemicals that are known carcinogens and toxins, including nicotine,
Alaska’s Tobacco Quit Line
added Jan 9, 2015 11:41
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SIEGEL: Alaska Health Department Airs First Pro-Smoking Television Ad Since 1970

began running a television spot that undoubtedly promotes smoking by strongly discouraging smokers who might otherwise quit from using electronic cigarettes. The commercial will likely also cause ex-smokers who have quit via electronic cigarettes to retur
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 8, 2015 23:04
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GLANTZ: Alaska takes the lead on educating the public about e-cigarettes

Kudos to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services for mounting the first media campaign (at least that I know of) designed to educate the public about the fact that e-cigarettes are not just "harmless water vapor."
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 23, 2014 23:19
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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University of Alaska Board of Regents to consider broad tobacco ban on campuses

The draft proposal has a broad scope, banning almost any form of tobacco use on UA property. Smoking, dipping, chewing and “other assimilation of tobacco products” is banned, including items such as electronic cigarettes and water pipes.
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Dec 7, 2014 17:58
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[Alaska] ROUNTREE: E-Cigarettes — the new deception

are you willing to take the chance and keep on vaping, and how can you as the consumer protect yourself and your loved ones from the dangerous effects of e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes need to be included in existing clean indoor air laws E-cigarettes should
Wasilla (AK) Frontiersman
added Dec 2, 2014 06:24
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Antismoking Story That Is Tailored to Native Alaskans

Research into adolescent psychology, ambitious antitobacco programs ... and public speaking projects like Mr. Patterson’s all support a powerful new insight into how to head off nicotine addiction before it starts: Stories work better than nagging
New York Times
added Dec 2, 2014 06:19
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[Alaska] Up in Smoke Owner Convicted of Mail Fraud and Money Laundering

Michael Butler, the owner/operator of Up in Smoke, an Anchorage tobacco shop, “was convicted by a jury on charges of mail fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and conspiracy to make false statements regarding the distribution of cigarettes.”
Alaska Native News and Information
added Nov 7, 2014 11:58
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[Alaska] Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium would like to commend the delegates at the 2014 Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Al
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Oct 19, 2014 19:19
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[Alaska] October 16, 2014 Community Happenings: ANB, ANS Back Smoke-Free Workplaces

Delegates at the Alaska Native Brotherhood/Alaska Native Sisterhood Grand Camp are being commended by SEARHC for unanimously passing a resolution in support of statewide smoke-free workplaces to protect Alaska Native people from the dangers of secon
Sitka (AK) Daily Sentinel
added Oct 16, 2014 17:44
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