Headlines Tagged with Alaska — 758 headlines found
Alaska teens have increased their use of nicotine products since the arrival of electronic cigarettes, and a nearly two-decade decline in the use of traditional tobacco products among teenagers has stagnated since 2011, a recent survey shows.
Nov 10, 2015 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Nov 11, 2015 20:51
A recent study by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services shows one in three teenagers in Alaska are using a few type of tobacco product. “We need more research before we can say for sure that e-cigarettes can be useful for people trying to k
Oct 31, 2015 LidTime
added Oct 31, 2015 21:10
More of Alaska's high schoolers reported using electronic cigarettes in 2015 than traditional cigarettes, according to results from the Alaska Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Valerie Davidson, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Health and Social Servic
Oct 27, 2015 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Oct 27, 2015 20:04
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson will discuss the new concern of e-cigarette impacts on teen health during the opening address of the School Health and Wellness Institute at 9:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 26, at the H
Oct 26, 2015 Alaska Business Monthly
added Oct 26, 2015 15:09
At last [Sept 15] week’s meeting of the Matanuska Susitna Borough Assembly, e -cigarette users spoke out against the new tax. The new ordinance went into effect when it was passed in August. It puts a a 55 % tax on wholesale purchases of e cigarette prod
Sep 22, 2015 Alaska Public Media (KSKA)
added Sep 24, 2015 18:49
An anti-tobacco video competition is being hosted by the Department of Defense. Teens video producers, ages 13-18, are encouraged to “Fight the Enemy” of tobacco.
Sep 21, 2015 Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Sep 21, 2015 09:44
An Alaska Division of Epidemiology bulletin released Thursday said e-cigarette use among Alaska adults rose from 1 percent in 2010 to 4 percent in 2013, the latest data available.
Aug 20, 2015 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Aug 25, 2015 21:00
the Assembly voted 4-3 Monday against the proposed ordinance, which would have levied a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco products including e-cigarettes.
Aug 19, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 23, 2015 16:20
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
Jul 6, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2015 21:35
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
Jul 3, 2015 Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 4, 2015 17:41