As with toilet paper, more people try to buy ammunition when supplies are already short.
“To our memory, this is the largest seizure of firearms we’ve made in a federal operation here in Alaska,” says U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder.
The Anchorage Assembly voted unanimously Tuesday night for a new measure that makes it illegal to sell cigarettes, electronic smoking devices and other similar products to anyone under 21 years old.
Two brothers from Mexico died in the Sept. 17 fire. Seven other people, including four firefighters, were injured.
California boasts one of the lowest rates of tobacco smoking in the nation. Researchers worry that pot smoking will lead the way to cigarette smoking.
The Ketchikan Borough-City Cooperative Relations Council wants both governments to work together to create an area wide tobacco tax of $3 per pack. A comparable tax would be charged on other kinds of tobacco and on e-cigarettes.
Based on court records, police reports and dozens of interviews, the paper details how the ATF used “rogue” tactics — including providing underage youths with alcohol and allowing them to smoke pot — to run storefront gun and drug stings across the country.