Reducing youth tobacco initiation

Reducing youth tobacco initiation

In 1998 the Master Settlement Agreement between the tobacco industry and the states prohibited tobacco marketing from television and billboards. Since then, the retail environment has become the major outlet to advertise and promote the purchase and use of tobacco...

Ketchikan & Barrow Raised Local Tobacco Taxes

Congratulations to Ketchikan and Barrow for recently raising local tobacco taxes. Alaska has the unique distinction of having 9 out of 16 communities with the highest tobacco taxes in the nation; including Juneau, Sitka, Anchorage, Mat-Su, Bethel, Kotzebue,...