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Assembly to consider raising tobacco tax

...a presentation on the benefits of a higher tax from Kristin Cox, a doctor at Rainforest Naturopathic Medicine, and Matt Felix, former executive director of Juneau's National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.Cox said in her presentation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/assembly-consider-raising-tobacco-tax
Local
City leaders question transit plan change

...concernsAlaska is the fastest aging state in the country, and Juneau is the fastest aging community in the state, according to Matt Felix, a researcher for the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence."Elderly people have a lot of needs, and as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-14/city-leaders-question-transit-plan-chan
Local
Remember the bright side

...write to point out that we also have a high quality of life. Yes, our health care costs are high, but according to Matt Felix, author of "Juneau's Healthy Indicator Report", Juneau is the healthiest community in the state. As we watch the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-11/remember-bright-side
Opinion
My Turn: Another drug crisis in Juneau

The wave of prescription drug abuse and addiction took a heavy toll on many Juneau families over the last four years before subsiding recently.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-21/my-turn-another-drug-crisis-juneau
Opinion
Assembly introduces tax hike for tobacco

...voters will decide whether to approve it in the Oct. 7 election. There was no public testimony on the issue Monday. Matt Felix, the executive director for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Juneau, attended the meeting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081203/loc_assembly.shtml
News
Angoon may reconsider its dry status

...except for Metlakatla, which is dry by federal mandate as Alaska's only federal Native reservation, according to Matt Felix, executive director for the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence in Juneau. Farther north there are more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082105/sta_20050821007.shtml
News
Alcohol tax off city ballot

...services and these services are used to their fullest potential," said Leeann Thomas, owner of the Triangle Club bar. Matt Felix, a proponent of the increase, remains optimistic. "As soon as the Alaska Supreme Court decides, the Assembly will...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082404/loc_tax.shtml
News
AroundTown

...Hospital Board of Directors meeting, 5:15 p.m., Administrative Boardroom. Details: 796-8900. "Sin Night" with Matt Felix, 5:15-6 p.m., Centennial Hall. A men's health forum about halting alcohol, drug and tobacco use, abuse...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082603/loc_at.shtml
News
Simulators cover driving basics

...are part an effort to reduce the likelihood of fatal car accidents involving teenagers, said NCADD Executive Director Matt Felix. Over the last 15 years, 11 Juneau teens have died in alcohol-related car accidents, he said. But none have died...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083004/loc_simulators.shtml
News
My Turn: Senior citizens are vital to Alaska's future

...the more likely they are to live out their life there. In addition, seniors are just great people to have around. Matt Felix is director of the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence in Juneau.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092005/opi_20050920001.shtml
Opinion

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