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Alabama Democrat wants to ban smoking in vehicles with children

State Representative Rolanda Hollis (D-Birmingham) wants to ban smoking in vehicles that have minors inside. Hollis said she got the idea after riding in her husband’s truck. The bill will be considered today by the Alabama House Judiciary Committee.
YellowhammerNews (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:21
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Bill would ban smoking in vehicles with minors in Alabama

On Thursday, the Alabama House Judiciary Committee will consider Hollis' bill. It would make it a violation punishable by a fine of up to $100 to smoke in a vehicle with a minor, which means anybody under 19.
AL.com
added Jan 18, 2018 06:58
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Two Alabama adults in jail for secondhand marijuana smoke around minors

Police raided the home of Ricky Lee McDonald and Jessica Hite. Police seized 160 marijuana plants along with other marijuana paraphernalia. McDonald and Hite are now charged with chemical endangerment of minors for exposing them to secondhand smoke.
YellowhammerNews (Birmingham, AL)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:23
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Ban on smoking with kids in cars worth considering

Hollis, D-Birmingham, has prefiled a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to use tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes, whatever — inside a vehicle with a passenger who’s a minor. Violators could be fined up to $100. Alabama wouldn’t be an o
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 1, 2017 02:10
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[Alabama] Proposed bill would ban smoking in vehicles with minor passengers

A Birmingham lawmaker wants to ban smoking in vehicles with minors inside. Despite anti-smoking campaigns, a lot of people still smoke. And a lot of drivers like to smoke inside of their cars. Birmingham Representative Rolanda Hollis, who is sensitive
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Nov 30, 2017 04:39
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Alabama lawmaker wants to ban smoking in vehicles when children are passengers

State Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham, prefiled House Bill 26 ahead of the 2018 regular legislative session. The session begins Jan. 9. The bill would make it illegal to smoke cigarettes, cigars, pipes or other tobacco products in a vehi
AL.com
added Nov 28, 2017 18:16
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Smoking rates put Alabama in deadly 'Tobacco Nation'

37 million Americans still smoke — including 21 percent of adults in Alabama — and a new report from Truth Initiative reveals rates of smoking found in a region dubbed “Tobacco Nation.” Alabama is in that nation, along with Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, L
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 27, 2017 17:04
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[Alabama] University implements non-smoking policy

The new policy prohibits smoking on all university-owned and operated property, including East Campus, The Mane Room and Braly Stadium on game days. This includes traditional cigarettes, as well as vaping products or any product producing smoke while in
The Flor-Ala (student newspaper of the University of North Alabama)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:55
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[Alabama] State breaks down impact of cigarette smoking in AL

In a report called “Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Alabama,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated 8,600 adults die from smoke-related illnesses each year. “It is a big problem here in the State of Alabama,” Sullen said. “It has be
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:12
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[Alabama] CYCLOPS VAPOR 2, LLC, et al., v. FDA: MOTION TO INTERVENE AS DEFENDANTS (PDF)

Public Health Intervenors have filed their motion prior to the filing of Defendants’ response to Plaintiffs’ summary judgment motion to ensure that at least some parties to this case will vigorously defend the Deeming Rule and to enable the motion to i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:07
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