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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

May 15, 2018
Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – May 15, 2018—In the final hours of the legislative session, the Alaska State Legislature passed a statewide smoke-free workplaces bill, Senate Bill 63. This bill, commonly called the “Take It Outside Act”, was sponsored by Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) and was championed by thousands of businesses, organizations

February 20, 2018
Alaska

Cancer advocates across Alaska convene at the Capitol on February 20 for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) annual Cancer Action Day at the Capitol to highlight the importance of smoke-free workplaces and other public health policies to save lives from cancer.

January 24, 2018
Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska— January 24, 2018— Today, the House Judiciary Committee took Alaska one step closer to ensuring Alaskans across the state are protected from dangerous secondhand smoke exposure by passing Senate Bill (SB) 63, which would protect Alaskans working indoors from secondhand smoke and electronic cigarette aerosol. The legislation simply

November 15, 2017
Alaska

The American Cancer Society’s (Society) annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 16 marks the 10th anniversary of Anchorage’s comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. The Smoke-free Alaska Workplaces coalition urges state lawmakers to take the next step and pass a statewide smoke-free workplace law in 2018.

November 15, 2017
Alaska

The American Cancer Society’s (Society) annual Great American Smokeout Nov. 16 marks the 10th anniversary of Anchorage’s comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. The Smoke-free Alaska Workplaces coalition urges state lawmakers to take the next step and pass a statewide smoke-free workplace law in 2018.

June 5, 2017
Alaska

Proposed changes to the health care law in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) could reverse progress in the cancer fight and shift the economic burden for health care coverage to the states. Ahead of scheduled calls between a select group of governors and Senate leadership this week, the American