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[Alabama] DCH goes smoke-free Jan. 1

Wednesday, tobacco use will be banned at all DCH Health System properties, including DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. That means all patients, visitors, volunteers and hospit
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 2, 2014 12:26

[Alabama] Could Smoking Bans or Technology Advances Help Reduce Smoke in Casinos?

While smoking bans are one solution, the tobacco industry is making strides towards safer, healthier and more stylish options for smokers which could be beneficial and desirable to casinos as long as they allow them to be used. Vaporization (description f
added Dec 10, 2013 12:47

Children's of Alabama hospital has quit hiring tobacco users

Children's, which employs 4,200 and hires about 800 people a year, stopped hiring tobacco users beginning Jan. 1. Similar to the policy proposed by UAB, Children's will rescind its job offer to any applicant who screens positive for nicotine. That means
added Jan 18, 2013 22:08

[Alabama] Mobile City Council approves far-reaching smoking ban that excludes bars (Update)

The Mobile City Council today unanimously approved a ban on smoking in most public places -- including restaurants while excluding bars -- after weeks of debate
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Aug 22, 2012 14:03

[Alabama] Birmingham's tough smoking ordinance receives less than rave reviews from commenters

not everyone agrees with the ordinance including some business owners and a number of people in the online community. Read some of what people are saying:
Birmingham (AL) News
added May 30, 2012 16:05

[Alabama] University implements non-smoking policy

The new policy prohibits smoking on all university-owned and operated property, including East Campus, The Mane Room and Braly Stadium on game days. This includes traditional cigarettes, as well as vaping products or any product producing smoke while in
The Flor-Ala (student newspaper of the University of North Alabama)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:55

[Alabama] VIDEO: 'Second-hand smoke kills' campaign kicks off in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Child Abuse Prevention Services is teaming up with Pride Tuscaloosa to raise awareness about second-hand smoke. Child and drug abuse Prevention specialists said they educate students on how to talk to their parents who might smoke around them
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:01

[Alabama] Teen recovering from facial, neck burns caused by classmate's exploding e-cigarette battery

An Albertville 17-year-old is recovering from burns he received in his classroom Tuesday after a classmate's e-cigarette battery overheated and exploded in his face. Easten Brueggert was sitting in class at Albertville High School on Tuesday when the ba
Huntsville (AL) Times
added May 7, 2016 18:38

[Alabama] Editorial: Cigarette tax

A tax on cigarettes is a complete no brainer. It taxes those who choose to be taxed. If you do not want to be taxed don't buy cigarettes. It will also help to deter adolescents from starting a habit that is proven to cause disease that can kill them, and
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added May 10, 2015 16:00

Alabama Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

This year, Kick Butts Day is focusing attention on how the tobacco industry still spends huge sums on marketing and is adopting new strategies to reach young customers. Nationwide, tobacco companies spend $8.8 billion a year - one million dollars every h
PR Newswire
added Mar 13, 2015 17:10
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