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Alabama's largest employer to stop hiring smokers, dippers and chewers

Starting July 1, 2013, all new hires at the University of Alabama Medical Center must be tobacco-free. The new policy announced Wednesday makes UAB the latest medical facility across the country on record refusing to hire tobacco users.
Examiner.com (National)
added Nov 21, 2012 11:34
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[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
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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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[Alabama] Group pushing for city-wide smoking ban in Ocean Springs bars, restaurants

In Ocean Springs, a grassroots effort to ban smoking in bars, restaurants, and possibly other establishments is taking shape. Several members of the group organizing this effort are healthcare workers, who say they want this to happen for the public heal
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 6, 2017 20:55
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Alabama Senate OKs cigarette tax, other revenue bills ahead of fiscal year

approved a cigarette tax and other revenue bills as legislators try to broker an agreement to minimize cuts to state services when the fiscal year begins Oct. 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 16, 2015 17:57
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[Alabama] BLUM: When it comes to cigarette tax, governments should use it right or lose it

the income from these sin taxes is a relative drop in the bucket compared to what we pay in the long run as a result of smoking-caused disease and disability. To end the smoking pandemic, governments should either dedicate a significant percentage of cig
AL.com
added Jun 24, 2015 15:55
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How the cost of a pack of cigarettes in Alabama compares to other states: Friday's Wake Up Call

Bentley's tax increase plan includes a proposal to boost the tax on cigarettes from 42.5 cents to $1.25 per pack... about $5.80 per pack, the website theawl.com said. That's the 36th lowest price in the country, and less than half of New York, where a pac
AL.com
added Mar 8, 2015 15:52
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[Alabama] Proposed city smoking ban to get second look

Changes likely will be made to a proposed citywide ban on smoking in Montgomery, the mayor and city council members said. A proposed ordinance currently would ban smoking in all enclosed public places, including bars and private clubs.
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Nov 3, 2014 21:10
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[Alabama] Smokers hiring bans ignite debate, readers get fired up

A story about a research article making the case that smoking hiring bans are discriminatory sparked a healthy debate with more than 100 comments on AL.com today. Authors, Dr. Stefan Kertesz, an associate professor at UAB and the VA Medical Center, and
AL.com
added May 21, 2014 14:52
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[Alabama] Activist: We haven't done enough to curb smoking

a new documentary meant to celebrate the landmark report but also to serve as a sobering reminder of the country's inability to overcome its greatest preventable public health challenge.... we could have done so much better," said Dr. Alan Blum, the Geral
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 10, 2014 05:03
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