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[Alabama] Study finds 10% of freshmen begin smoking in college

As the freshman class enters The University of Alabama, about 6 percent will arrive as smokers. When they leave as graduates, 16 percent will walk away with the habit. That’s a three-fold increase in just four years. This data comes from a study done by
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Apr 8, 2013 09:12

[Alabama] Bessemer council to consider complete ban on smoking in public places

The Bessemer City Council is expected to vote Tuesday night on an ordinance which would ban smoking in all public places.
Birmingham (AL) News
added Aug 14, 2012 07:45

[Alabama] Officials: Unfazed by tobacco donations

Cigarette makers and their parent companies have contributed more than $178,000 to Alabama lawmakers in recent years — in direct contributions and through political action committees — but most legislators said the donations don’t sway them when it comes
Decatur (AL) Daily
added Jul 16, 2012 18:30

[Alabama] Lawsuits filed over tobacco tax bills

Last week Ashland attorney Gregory M. Varner filed lawsuits in circuit court in both his home county of Clay and in Randolph County against the local legislative delegation's tobacco tax bills,
Randolph Leader (Roanoke, AL)
added Jun 20, 2012 16:19

[Alabama] VIDEO: Vaping Store facing challenges

Vape Shops nationwide in danger of closing because of a FDA regulation.
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:54

Alabama has second-highest rate of tobacco use among high school students, and this could be why

Despite this, Alabama has spent just $275,000 on tobacco prevention in 2014, according to data collected by The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Alabama has generated $223.1 million in revenue from tobacco this year. The CDC has recommended that Alabama
added Jul 15, 2014 16:23

[Alabama] Waiting to Exhale: A Exploration Into the E-Cigarette Industry

If you were to take a drive around the wiregrass, you would notice various stores selling electronic cigarettes or e-cigs for short. Trant Bullard has been hooked since his first puff. Bullard smoked for 27 years until he was introduced to vaping and eve
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added May 7, 2014 21:39

Alabama last SEC school without campus smoking ban

With The University of Alabama standing as the last SEC school without a smoking ban on campus, UA students are stepping up to voice their opinions on the matter.
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:14

VIDEO: Alabama fifth most smoker-friendly state

Despite no smoking signs and public smoking ordinances, Alabama is pretty welcoming of anyone looking to light up a smoke. Bloomberg looked at the number of smoking adults, excise taxes and states with no smoking legislation.
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Jun 20, 2013 19:40

Bloomberg: Alabama fifth most smoker-friendly state

Alabama's smoker friendly ranking was listed in a Bloomberg Best (And Worst) study. The online news organization stated that it based the rankings on the combined percentage of adults who smoke cigarettes every day or "some days," excise tax imposed on e
Birmingham (AL) Business Journal
added Jun 20, 2013 19:02
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