Alaska

Alaska’s Governor Vetoes Bill Containing Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The state won’t be aligning its laws with the federal minimum purchasing age due to a tax increase contained in the bill.

Weekly News (May 23, 2022)

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Alaska Legislature Passes Tobacco 21 Bill, Sends to Governor

Alaska is close to bringing its tobacco purchasing age laws into alignment with the federal minimum age.

Weekly News (April 25, 2022)

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Alaska Senate Passes Tobacco 21 Bill, Sends to House

The Alaska Senate has passed a bill making the minimum age to purchase or possess tobacco products to 21-years-old. It now heads to the House for debate and passage before the session ends in just a few weeks.

Anchorage, Alaska Increases Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

On Tuesday, the Anchorage City Council voted unanimously in favor of increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices to 21-years-old,…

Weekly News (Oct. 8, 2018)

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Sitka, Alaska Voters Say No to Smoking Ban Opt-Out

Voters in Sitka, Alaska opted to keep the city subject to the state’s recently enacted smoking ban as opposed to opting out and allowing bars,…

Alaska Governor Signs Smoking Ban Bill

A bill that will impose a widespread smoking ban in Alaska will be implemented this fall after Gov. Bill Walker signed into law on Tuesday….

Sitka, Alaska Raises Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

The Tobacco 21 movement has found its first supporter in Alaska, as the Sitka City Assembly recently passed the second reading of an ordinance that…

Alaska Statewide Business Smoking Ban Heads to Governor’s Desk

A statewide smoking ban that would affect most businesses in Alaska now heads to the desk of Gov. Bill Walker. On Saturday, the Alaska House…