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Kenai looks to align e-cigarettes with smoking regulations

...had one since he switched to vaporized nicotine about a year ago. A retired oil field...people get off tobacco," he said. "The nicotine delivery system (through vapor) is...to say that e-cigs help people quit nicotine altogether. If some individuals say...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-12/kenai-looks-to-align-e-cigarettes-wi
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Benign neglect? Garden pest control naturally

...products sometimes turn to botanically derived compounds instead. But many of those also contain toxic ingredients, such as nicotine, rotenone and pyrethrins."Botanically derived pesticides are not always safe and some are more hazardous than synthetics...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-10/benign-neglect-garden-pest-contr
Outdoors
Juneau E-cigarette users face new but familiar rule

...liquid combination of propylene glycol, water, flavoring, nicotine, and other chemicals that is then heated, vaporized and inhaled...and contains toxins and carcinogens. If a product includes nicotine and is exhaled, it doesn't belong in a public building...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-13-1
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Keep your butts to yourself

...release into our environment the toxic chemicals that the filter was designed to trap -- deadly, cancer causing poisons such as nicotine, benzene and cadmium, arsenic, ammonia, acetone, sulfur, etc. And they're everywhere. Only one out of 10 cigarettes...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030211/let_793455357.shtml
Opinion
Elementary students complete D.A.R.E. program

...honest with the kids when I talk to them," he said. "I don't fake stories about my life. I tell them I was addicted to nicotine for 13 years of my life."With six classes from three schools, Redoubt, Soldotna Elementary and K-Beach Elementary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-03/elementary-students-complete-dare-pr
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Extinguishing the habit

...always the strong addictive nature of nicotine, which is found in tobacco products...an average of five previous times. "Nicotine is incredibly addictive and so you have...provides free cessation coaching and free nicotine replacement therapy for eight weeks to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-17/extinguishing-the-habit
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Getting with T.A.T.U. can help smokers kick it

...Olendorff. While quitting is difficult and nicotine said to be even more addictive than cocaine...are really effective for quitting like nicotine replacement therapy and prescription...free counseling service and offers free nicotine replacement therapy for all Alaskan residents...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022708/dispatch_0227dis004.shtml
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Kudos to Juneau for instituting drug testing policy

...athletes. As an Associated Press article explains the policy: "students may be tested for alcohol, cocaine, marijuana, nicotine, opiates, oxycodone, methamphetamine, and steroids.... 15 percent of athletes from each school's individual sports...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/110209/sch_510414102.shtml
A breath of fresh air in Homer

...part of the conditions of employment was wrong. Now that workers have a choice, well, maybe our town can tolerate a few nicotine-heavy bars and restaurants. The trend toward no smoking bars and restaurants offers a good lesson in political change...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041811/ope_816593588.shtml
Opinion
Seaton: Still listening to Peninsula's needs

...heath care costs and improve the wellness of Alaskans. I was also able to pass a prohibition on the sale of non-tobacco nicotine to minors. I work hard to ensure that resource development is responsive to our communities. I have sponsored successful...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-08-22/seaton-still-listening-to-peninsu
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