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[Alabama] City of Birmingham finds smoking ban violations

The law went into effect just a couple of months ago, but a few violations has city leaders taking action. The ban states that smoking is no longer allowed inside any establishment and smokers must stay 7 feet away from the building. For many restaurants
Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Jul 29, 2012 18:28
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Smoking Ads Effecting Alabamians

A new CDC National tobacco education campaign called "Tips from Former Smokers" is causing quite a stir.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added May 12, 2012 00:28
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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 ranks high in study of the cost of smoking

Alabama came in 6th on the list just behind Tennessee and Mississippi. Over the course of a smoker's lifetime, they will spend on average $1,196,752 in smoking related expenses. In a year the expenses can also pile up, totaling on average about $23,00
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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[Alabama] Birmingham's cigar culture heats up with new hobby shops and bars

Over the last decade, Birmingham and its surrounding areas has emerged as a respected cigar town with a handful of great cigar shops and a growing customer base that is becoming more knowledgeable every day. At the forefront of Birmingham's cigar boom is
AL.com
added Jan 17, 2017 19:02
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Children’s of Alabama receives grant to “protect” children from secondhand smoke, vapor

Children’s of Alabama and UAB Pediatrics received a $80,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health to protect children from the effects of secondhand smoke and vaping as well as tobacco use and initiation. A report was issued Tuesday stating
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 16, 2016 22:06
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[Alabama] E-cigarette use on the rise among youths

Groups like Dothan High School’s chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions are working toward that goal in activities planned around Kick Butts Day. Serin Baek, head of the chapter’s tobacco committee, said the main goal on Wednesday is to raise
Dothan (AL) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2016 10:52
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Alabama lawmaker: Shun foreign-owned convenience stores

Harper's Facebook page Monday said foreign convenience store owners "in large part" send money to their countries of origin "to create turmoil..."convenience stores and tobacco shops with "lights around the windows and doors are not owned by God fearing C
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 4, 2015 21:28
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New Alabama cigarette tax not slowing sales in Dothan

Some local businesses said they’ve seen little to no slow down in cigarette purchases since the Alabama Legislature hiked the cigarette tax up 25 cents, from 42.5 cents to 67.5 cents per pack. The increase, which was among about $166 million in new reven
Dothan (AL) Eagle
added Oct 15, 2015 09:07
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[Alabama] Trend involving E-Cigarettes raises concerns – especially among teens

Officials say Nicotine may not be the only thing users are smoking in their E-Cigarettes, or Vape Pens. Users could be substituting in K2 (Spice), or marijuana extracts. “It’s real discreet, easy to hide from parents or from friends,” said Sgt. Steve Lo
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Aug 10, 2015 20:48
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