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2019 ACS CAN Alaska 6th Annual Policy Forum & Luncheon
September 25, 2019
The Megan Room—6591 A Street, Anchorage, Alaska

Community Dialogue and Recognition Luncheon
10:00 am—1:00 pm

Program:

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August 20, 2019
Alaska

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — Anchorage’s new age of sale for all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, rises to 21 on the first day of school, Tuesday, August 20. To celebrate, community advocates, public health leaders, and Anchorage Assembly members will host a press conference to discuss this new Tobacco 21 ordinance and

July 25, 2019
Alaska

Great news! The Anchorage Assembly took a stand against Big Tobacco and voted 11-0 in favor of raising the age of sale for tobacco products in Anchorage from 19 to 21. We wanted to extend a big THANK YOU to all of the volunteers like you who contacted the

February 21, 2019
Alaska

Originally Published at radiokenai.net on February 20, 2019 Written by Jennifer Williams Nikiski Student Joe Yourkoski Recognized For Work With American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Joe Yourkoski was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of four, and by the age of 13 was declared a

July 17, 2018
Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—July 17, 2018— Governor Bill Walker signed the statewide smoke-free workplace bill into law today at the Lucky Wishbone, reportedly the first restaurant in Alaska to go completely smoke-free. Senate Bill 63, commonly called the "Take it Outside Act," protects Alaskans working indoors from secondhand smoke and includes marijuana

Alaska Events

September 25, 2019
Anchorage, AK

2019 ACS CAN Alaska 6th Annual Policy Forum & Luncheon September 25, 2019 The Megan Room—6591 A Street, Anchorage, Alaska Community Dialogue and Recognition Luncheon 10:00 am—1:00 pm Program: Policy Forum Panel Discussion -- 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Networking Time -- 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m...

State Contacts

Emily Nenon
Alaska Government Relations Director
Heather Aronno
Alaska Grassroots Manager
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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