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Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly to vote on tobacco tax

...Assembly is set to vote Monday on a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco products including e-cigarettes.At the Assembly's last meeting in June, the tax failed to pass when two Assembly members...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07/ketchikan-gateway-borough-assembly-vote
State
Ketchikan-area lawmakers push for island-wide tobacco tax

...excise tax on all cigarettes and tobacco products, the Ketchikan Daily News reported...percentage of total cost applied to tobacco products. The taxes would be paid by...and 45 percent tax on other tobacco products would have generated more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-27/ketchikan-area-lawmakers-push-island-wi
State
UAS goes tobacco free July 1

...tobacco-related products will be prohibited within all university property, buildings and vehicles. Smoking or the use of tobacco products is allowed in personally-owned vehicles, provided any refuse is disposed of appropriately.To achieve this policy...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/uas-goes-tobacco-free-july-1
Neighbors
Tobacco tax, poor policy

...Assembly's plan to increase its excise taxes on tobacco products is misguided and should be a concern to our community's...just to stay afloat.Increasing burdensome taxes on tobacco products can lead to unexpected consequences, such as increased...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-11-25/tobacco-tax-poor-policy
Letters
Assembly to consider raising tobacco tax

...Juneau Assembly raises the tax on them and other tobacco products.The Assembly, acting as its Committee of the Whole...1 per pack of cigarettes and 45 percent on other tobacco products. This increase, and a previous one in 2003, were...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/assembly-consider-raising-tobacco-tax
Local
40 AGs urge tight regulation of e-cigarettes

...in the same way it regulates tobacco products.The letter, co-sponsored...acceptable."Unlike traditional tobacco products, there are no federal age restrictions...e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products. The group represents dozens...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-25/40-ags-urge-tight-regulation-e-cigarett
State
Ketchikan lawmakers push for island-wide tobacco tax

...excise tax on all cigarettes and tobacco products, the Ketchikan Daily News reported...percentage of total cost applied to tobacco products. The taxes would be paid by...and 45 percent tax on other tobacco products would have generated more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-28/ketchikan-lawmakers-push-island-wide-to
State
Blowing smoke with tobacco legislation

...Administration regulatory authority over tobacco products. Numerous antismoking and health...ensures that federal regulation of tobacco products will remain more about politics...bill's entire approach to tobacco products flies in the face of what we...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060409/opi_447115210.shtml
Tobacco tax makes ballot

...raise taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products. The Juneau Assembly voted...1, and taxes on all other tobacco products from 12 percent to 45 percent...also said the increased cost of tobacco products would help prevent youth from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082509/loc_485799096.shtml
It's not all smoke

...Administration authority to regulate tobacco products. First, the good news. The...explicitly bans most flavored tobacco products, such as cigarettes with clove...scientific basis for claims about tobacco products. But the law then goes one...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091409/opi_493073446.shtml

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