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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

[Alabama] City's smoking ordinance to take effect Feb. 1

The ordinance prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city, within 20 feet of public entrances to buildings and in bars, restaurants, businesses and other public places. There is an exemption for cigar bars, despite smoke-free advoca
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 21, 2015 06:01

[Alabama] Tracking the 2014 session: Senate passes Smoke-Free Air Act

Smokers could not light up in public places and workplaces, with some exceptions, under a bill that cleared the Alabama Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Vivian Figures, D-Mobile, has tried for years to pass legislation to restrict smoking in public because of the
added Feb 12, 2014 12:48

Are Alabama Tobacco Quit Lines Working?

With the help of TV ads and prevention workshops in the community, more people are learning they can get help and stop smoking sooner rather than later.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Apr 10, 2013 16:44

[Alabama] 'Vaping' trend replaces cigarette smoking in Auburn

smokers are turning to healthier and more flavorful options such as “vaping.” ... For more information on Smokin’ Vapor, visit their vapor shop on Opelika Road or contact them at
The Auburn (AL) Plainsman (Auburn University)
added Jan 17, 2013 09:44

[Alabama] VIDEO: Sheffield considers city smoking ordinance

Sheffield City Council members saw one of the biggest crowds to fill a city council meeting tonight. Everyone there to voice opinions on a city ordinance that would make Sheffield smoke free.
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Dec 5, 2012 12:41

[Alabama] Birmingham sends warning letters to businesses balking at anti-smoking rules

yet some businesses have still not put away their ashtrays. In response to complaints, Councilman Johnathan Austin is sending letters to at least six businesses accused of refusing to comply with the rules.
Birmingham (AL) News
added Jul 28, 2012 12:33

[Alabama] WALLEY: GUEST COLUMN: Electronic cigarettes pose threat to youth

As always, parents have the toughest job. They must educate their children on the hazards of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, and take a strong stance not to use tobacco products. That starts with awareness. Think about it, talk about it and pas
Vestavia (AL) Voice
added Sep 29, 2016 16:18

University of Alabama to honor U.S. Surgeon General who led charge against smoking culture

"The Surgeon General vs. The Marlboro Man: Who Really Won?" will open in UA's Gorgas Library, displaying more than 130 artifacts that follow the commercialization and promotion of smoking throughout American culture in the 20th century, according to a UA
added Nov 23, 2013 14:10

University considers smoking ban; other Alabama schools lead the way

If the University were to implement such a ban, it would be joining a group of other state universities that have already taken similar measures. Auburn University recently banned all smoking on campus starting Aug. 21, Alabama State University’s preside
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:07
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