Alaska Legislature bans smoking in bars, restaurants and other public places
Publication Date: 2018-05-14
- Author:JAMES BROOKS
- Publication:Juneau Empire
Six-year effort culminates on final day of legislative session; cities and boroughs may opt out
After six years of work, the Alaska Legislature on Saturday afternoon approved a statewide ban on smoking in most public places across Alaska.
Senate Bill 63 was approved by the Alaska House of Representatives in an 32-7 vote and after a procedural vote in the Senate is on its way to the desk of Gov. Bill Walker, who is expected to sign it...