Alaska Senate Passes Smoking Ban Bill

A bill to ban smoking in all public places throughout Alaska has cleared its first major hurdle, passing the state Senate on Thursday by a...
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Weekly News (Feb. 22, 2016)

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Alaska Bill Would Increase Tobacco Tax

A new bill in Alaska would increase the tax on cigars to 100 percent of the wholesale price. At the request of Gov. Bill Walker,...
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Anchorage, Alaska Assemblyman Proposes Smoking Ban

In an effort to “take back Town Square,” Anchorage, Alaska Assemblyman Dick Traini is proposing a smoking ban in the city’s core, as well as...
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Ketchikan, Alaska Puts Brakes On Tobacco Tax

Just over a month ago, the city and borough of Ketchikan, Alaska seemed to be headed towards at least a thorough discussion and possible vote...
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Ketchikan, Alaska Moves Forward With Tobacco Tax Increase

A sizable new tobacco tax increase proposal in Ketchikan, Alaska gained a good bit of traction on Monday night, as the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly...
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Ketchikan, Alaska Lawmakers Pushing for Tobacco Tax

A group of lawmakers in Ketchikan, Alaska is pushing to get an island-wide tobacco tax increase approved, something they weren’t able to do in 2010....
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Nome, Alaska Voters Say No To Higher Tobacco Tax

Voters in Nome, Alaska appear to have defeated a proposed increase on tobacco tax in the city, with the latest results showing 52.7% of the...
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Petersburg, Alaska Voters to Decide on New Tobacco Tax

Voters in Petersburg, Alaska will get to decide on a new tobacco tax later this year, as an increase is one of six sales tax related...
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Ketchikan, Alaska Rejects Smoking Ban Proposal

The Ketchikan, Alaska City Council said no to a proposed smoking ban at their meeting on Thursday, with the argument that businesses should be able...
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Ketchikan, Alaska to Discuss Smoking Ban

The Ketchikan City Council will begin the process of investigating a citywide smoking ban that could include bars and restaurants, as the topic has been added...
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