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My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

...more information or to get involved with the Juneau Clean Air Coalition, call me at 463-3755. You can also "like" the Juneau Clean Air Coalition on Facebook. ? Kristin Cox lives in Juneau and...
Four jump into Assembly race

...Alaska. It is a world-class tourist destination. It is surrounded by wildness," said Cahill, chairwoman of Juneau Clean Air Coalition. "The challenge is to strike a balance among all the aspects." Kussart is another District 1 candidate...
Opponents debate changing smoking ordinance

...changing the city's smoking ordinance. At issue is making bars and all bar/restaurants smoke-free. The Juneau Clean Air Coalition lobbied heavily for a no-smoking ordinance in the city. The ordinance took effect Jan. 1, 2002, but exempted...
Giving 'help' where none is requested

...secondhand smoke can be harmful, but I'm wondering exactly why folks insist bars are the cause. Ms. Cahill (Juneau Clean Air Coalition) claims smoking in bars hurts her and others. So what's JCAC's actual goal? To protect smokers and non-smokers...
The real health hazard

The Juneau Clean Air Coalition is pushing for "clean air?" It is actively going after local bars and their smoking clients as the cause for this unhealthy...
Businesses oppose smoking ban

...have made our own independent decisions to work in this environment; no one forced us. Ms. Joan Cahill of the Juneau Clean Air Coalition is not speaking on our behalf. Never once has she asked us what we thought or if we even wanted her to speak...
Don't ruin a good thing

...perhaps because the patrons are free to smoke or not, as they see fit. I would hate to see the efforts of the Juneau Clean Air Coalition end such an interesting and convivial atmosphere. In a free market society that market, not the government...
Smoking ban negatively affects businesses response to the article in the Dec. 24 paper about the smoking ban. In that article, Joan Cahill of the Juneau Clean Air Coalition cites a study from Melbourne, Australia, about the impact of "Smoke-Free Policies in the Hospitality Industry...
Consider the source: Secondhand smoke kills of the public over their own bottom line. I support a smoke-free Juneau and applaud the efforts of the Juneau Clean Air Coalition. Kattaryna Stiles Anchorage
One can't ban all of society's dangers

...occupants in head-on crashes and 20.8 times as likely in side-impact crashes. Can you see the comparison to Juneau Clean Air Coalition's claim about secondhand smoke? The point is, there are plenty of things not perfect in our society. Like...


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