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Calling all Alaskans!

Commit to a smoke-free home. Sign the pledge below and protect
the health of family, friends, and pets!

Upon receiving your pledge, we’ll send you a smoke-free
home window cling, to let everyone know your home is smoke-free!
  • I Do hereby pledge to have a smoke-free home.

    WHEREAS, numerous studies have concluded that exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke is a serious health hazard that can cause disease in healthy nonsmokers including cancer, heart disease, and respiratory disease and is responsible for over 53,000 deaths annually nationwide;

    WHEREAS, secondhand tobacco smoke is particularly hazardous to elderly people and children, causing or exacerbating asthma, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease and infections, cancer and SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome);

    WHEREAS, the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report in 2006, The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke, states
    (1) Secondhand smoke exposure causes disease and premature death in children and adults, who do not smoke,
    (2) Exposure of adults to secondhand smoke has immediate adverse effects on the cardiovascular system, and
    (3) “There is NO risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke”;

    WHEREAS, the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has determined there is currently no air filtration or other ventilation technology that can completely eliminate the carcinogenic components in secondhand smoke;
@ Alaska Smoke-Free Housing