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House panel advances rewrite of smoke-free workplace bill

Publication Date: 2018-04-11
  • Author:Toben Shelby
  • Publication:KFQD

A bill that has advanced from a House committee would allow communities to opt-out of a law mandating smoke-free workplaces in Alaska.

The House Rules Committee advanced a rewrite of the smoke-free workplace bill that lets communities opt out via local elections and excludes e-cigarettes from the definition of smoking...

Rep. Sam Kito III, a committee member, objected to the rewrite. He said he did not appreciate the changes being made at such a late date...