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[Alabama] City considers smoking ordinance

Fort Payne (AL) Times-Journal
added May 15, 2012 19:19
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[Alabama] E-cigs v FDA: COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (PDF)

1. the Deeming Rule is contrary to and exceeds FDA's statutory authority under the TCA and the FDCA; ii. the Deeming Rule is arbitrary, capricious, an abuse of discretion, or otherwise not inaccordance with the law, 111. the Deeming Rule's cost benef
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 14, 2016 13:52
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[Alabama] Bars adjust to Gadsden's new smoke-free public law

In efforts to accommodate customers, Townsend built a patio and equipped it with a large television, heaters and extra seating for comfort. “We have always tried to accommodate smokers and non-smokers. Some bars will not go by the law; I will go by the
WVTM (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:20
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17
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[Alabama] Proposed smoking ban heads to Montgomery city council

City leaders continue to tweak a controversial ordinance that would ban smoking in Montgomery as it heads to the city council. A no smoking ordinance and the language in it are still being worked on. Those for and against the smoking ban have been very v
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Dec 23, 2014 03:21
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[Alabama] City council members hear pros, cons of smoking ban

The subcommittee took no votes on the ordinance, and city council members made it clear to both sides that the text of the measure would change. Councilman C.C. Calhoun, the sponsor of the ordinance, said after the meeting that changes would include allo
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Nov 18, 2014 10:33
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[Alabama] Hospitals like UAB should not exclude smokers from employment -- it's discriminatory, says report

the problem with smoker bans at healthcare institutions, a trio of professors aver, is that the policies may disproportionately impact lower-skilled and lower-paid staff. The report in the June edition of the Journal of the Association of American Medica
AL.com
added May 21, 2014 14:55
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[Alabama, New York] Letter from Mayor Ed Koch to Mayor Mike Sawyer a tobacco and smoking foe

Intro. 553 (the Smoking Pollution Control Act of 1986) ... The issue of secondhand smoke is one with which we must all be concerned. ... the time has come for the City of New York to stand up for the rights of the 70% of New Yorkers who choose not to sm
IWillNeverUseTobacco.com (Mike Sawyer blog)
added Feb 1, 2013 10:47
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Alabama investigators make 2nd $1 million tobacco tax evasion case

State investigators have brought their second $1 million tax evasion case involving Alabama tobacco distributors. The owners and operators of Northstar Wholesale in Birmingham, President Allaudin Merchant and Vice President Farhad Jiwani, have each been
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2013 18:35
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Alabama House committee votes down cigarette tax

A legislative committee Tuesday voted down a proposed hike in Alabama’s cigarette tax, killing one of Gov. Robert Bentley’s major proposals for filling a hole in the state’s general fund budget. Tempers and frustrations flared on the third day of special
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Aug 5, 2015 14:31
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