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Student tackles Alaska legislation

...with Soldotna's Teens Against Tobacco Use chapter and the Teen Tobacco Control Line to speak out on the dangers of tobacco products. Blackwell spent a few hours acting as a guest page in the House of Representatives for Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna...
Establishments should have a choice in smoking rules

With some age and workplace restrictions, using tobacco products in this country is legal. And, with the proper permits, selling tobacco products is legal. I suspect that the tobacco tax collected...
Letters threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across...legislation this week that would regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco products and ban their use in public places such as hospitals... to Cuba will be able to bring home merchandise worth up to $400, of which $100 can be spent on alcohol and tobacco products combined. Like the rest of the eased trade, travel and currency restrictions announced Wednesday, the rum rules...
What others say: Request for recommendations from UA campuses points toward new policy

...a 2011 proposal that would have imposed a $600 annual health insurance surcharge on university employees who use tobacco products or who have dependents who use tobacco. That proposal was a part of a plan by university officials to help offset...
Rich Lowry: The military vs. Marlboro

...military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is mustering its forces against tobacco products.The Department of Defense is studying a ban on the sale of cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco on bases and...
Tobacco tax would hurt economy few and jeopardizing the state's retailers. Tobacco products make up a considerable portion of many retailers' sales. A shortsighted tax increase on tobacco products may diminish retailers' revenues and hinder their...
Around the District

...also be an optional assembly during 1st period to hear a special speaker regarding the negative effects of using tobacco products. The football cheerleader banquet is tonight at 6 p.m. in the library. Students selected to participate in Honor...
Smokers red hot over new tax: Fuming!

...also the way Alaska taxes other tobacco products besides cigarettes, such how the tax varies among tobacco products; the price of a cigar hike while purchasing a tobacco product on Monday. "Everything keeps...
FDA overwhelmed

...Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will discuss legislation that will give the FDA the authority to regulate tobacco products. This bill, S. 625, could have a deadly impact on the Food and Drug Administration, who, based on its recent...


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