On Tuesday, December 11th, 2012, the City of Bethel became the first community in Western Alaska to pass a local levy on tobacco products. The ordinance will raise the tariff on a pack of cigarettes by $2.21 and other tobacco products by 45 percent wholesale. The ordinance will take effect in 60 days to give… Read More »
Tag: Nicotine Control
The 2012 Bethel 5K Fun Run was a success. The Delta Tobacco Control Alliance (DTCA) hosted this event on Saturday June 2 to celebrate World No Tobacco Day.
Many people know that second-hand smoke from cigarettes can kill. Now, emerging data is showing that third-hand smoke is also hazardous to your health.
Most people know that smoking or chewing tobacco causes cancer, but women who use tobacco during pregnancy put themselves and their babies at risk for other life-threatening conditions.
If there is one thing that a majority of people agree on, it is that children should not use tobacco.