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Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association

Resolution of Support for Smoke free Alaska

Posted over 4 years ago by Joscelyn Vanduren

For discussion the November general membership meeting:

"We’re closer to protecting Alaskan employees from the effects of secondhand smoke than we’ve ever been before. More than half of Alaskans live in communities with smoke-free workplace laws in place, but many of the rest live in areas that are unable to enact smoke-free workplace laws due to limited power in the local government. The next logical step is to go statewide and take a stand for all Alaskan workers. It’s good for business, it creates a healthier environment for employees and customers, and it’s the right thing to do. All Alaskans have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Let’s do what we can to protect that right."

"Smoke-Free indoor workplaces are important to these business owners and organizations from all over Alaska! If your business or organization would like to join this list and sign a resolution of support, download a copy of our resolution and email it to Be sure to let us know if you have any questions, and thank you for your support."

Click the link to see the list of business/organizations that are supporting a smoke free Alaska:

Click the link to download a copy of the resolution: