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[Alabama] VIDEO: Editorial: Yes to the cigarette tax increase

years down the road as there is a reduction in tobacco use we should see a reduction in health care costs caused by tobacco use. This could be millions of dollars a year in health care savings. So, in the end, it's an easy YES for me on the proposed tob
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 8, 2015 17:03

[Alabama] VIDEO: Controversial anti-smoking campaign one year later

"The Real Cost" ads. Those ads show teenagers having to peel skin off their face for a cigarette, losing a tooth and other graphic images.... Local health experts spoke with ABC 33/40 about the effectiveness of campaigns like this and if it is working.
Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:47

[Alabama] First Gubernatorial Debate: Ethics Question IV

Governor Siegelman: I am telling the people of Alabama the money that I received was totally separate from any tobacco litigation whatsoever. I'm delighted that I filed that lawsuit...We're getting money for that tobacco lawsuit so that our seniors can ha
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:42

[Alabama] More UA students opting for electronic cigarettes

“Ironically, although e-cigarettes do not pose the risk of conventional cigarettes, because the inhaled nicotine vapor lacks the more than 4000 chemicals present in cigarette or cigar smoke, the FDA has fought to assure that e-cigarette makers do not cla
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Aug 23, 2013 01:48

[Alabama] Area parks, universities joining national trend toward smoke-free zones

Steve Jones, the city's director of general services, had his team on the job in the final months of 2011, putting up signs emblazoned with "It's coming!" throughout Montgomery's park areas. By Jan. 1, 2012, the smoking ban on the city's outdoor faciliti
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Aug 11, 2013 14:09

[Alabama] VIDEO: Auburn University Becomes Smoke-Free

The new ordinance means smoking will be banned on all property that is owned or leased by the university. Some are worried what this will mean for game day. Others say it will change the college experience. There are some exceptions.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:04

[Alabama] Restaurant owners report smoke-free policies don’t harm business

Smoke-free policies in restaurants and bars don’t harm business and are good for health, according to a new video released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation. The video features restaurant and bar owners in Alabama talking abou
Opelika-Auburn (AL) News
added Jul 9, 2013 05:38

Pfizer settles Alabama man's lawsuit against the company's smoking cessation drug Chantix

Pfizer Inc. has reached an undisclosed settlement in a lawsuit filed by a Demopolis man who claims the company's smoking cessation drug Chantix caused him to have suicidal thoughts and other psychological problems after he began taking it in 2007. A tria
added Jan 15, 2013 13:15

[Alabama] Two Birmingham men indicted on charges they evaded more than $1 million in state tobacco taxes

Two men who own and operate a Birmingham wholesale distribution company that supplies goods to convenience stores have been arrested and charged in a 242-count indictment with evading more than $1 million in state tobacco taxes , state authorities announc
added Jan 8, 2013 02:13

[Alabama] Pelham businessman pleads guilty in $806,466 tobacco tax evasion case

The owner of a Pelham-based wholesale food distribution company pleaded guilty today to a charge that he failed to pay $806,466 in state tobacco taxes, according to a statement issued by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and Revenue Commissioner Ju
Birmingham (AL) News
added Sep 12, 2012 09:53
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