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[Alabama] HUD to Enforce Smoke-Free Policy

the American Lung Association will assist public housing agencies to transition through the new Smokefree Public Housing Initiative. The Lung Association will share best practices to implement smoke-free housing policies, provide quit-smoking support to r
Pickens County (AL) Herald
added Jun 5, 2018 23:17
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Former smokers featured in Alabama anti-smoking campaign

A new campaign to encourage smokers to quit is getting personal. The Alabama Department of Public Health is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s tobacco education campaign called "Tips from Former Smokers". The campaign profi
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added May 23, 2018 21:44
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[Alabama] Teen-popular Juul not a problem in local schools yet

“We are just now starting to see this problem,” Andalusia High School principal Dr. Daniel Shakespeare said. “We haven’t had much opportunity to catch kids, but we know it is a growing problem.” The Juul attempts to mimic the nicotine hit of a real cig
Andalusia (AL) Star-News
added May 4, 2018 15:59
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[Alabama] UA researcher studies tobacco ads influence on teen vaping rise

The Director of the Center of Tobacco and Society, Dr. Alan Blum said cigarette makers are concerned their cigarette population is declining so they're promoting vaping aggressively in ads, in popular magazines like the Rolling Stone and Sports Illustrat
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:50
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[Alabama] Wiregrass nonprofit takes stand against big tobacco companies

Dothan Houston County Substance Abuse Partnership, (DHCSAP) needs your help to kick butts! The nonprofit, with the help of their youth council, are holding “Kick Butts Day” March 21st at their office. DHCSAP is located at 3124 West Main Street, Suite 10.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:36
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Through with Chew Week urges smokeless tobacco users to quit

“Spit” tobacco is just as addictive as cigarettes and has many harmful side effects. For these reasons, the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit the “spit” during “Through With Chew Week,” February 18 through the
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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Alabama launches chewing tobacco crackdown week

Alabama's health department announces a week-long campaign to reduce chewing tobacco use and raise awareness for its negative health effects. A health department statement on Friday says "Through With Chew Week" will run from Feb. 18-24.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2018 02:47
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VIDEO: Advocates Pushing Lawmakers to Raise Alabama’s Legal Tobacco Age to 21

Some doctors are pushing lawmakers to raise Alabama’s legal tobacco age from 19 to 21. The bill is sponsored by Representative Chris Pringle. “Teenagers and adolescents are much more likely to become addicted to the nicotine in tobacco products at an ea
Alabama News Network: WAKA CBS 8 / WNCF ABC 32 / WBMM CW 22
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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ALABAMA MAY MOVE TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:56
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: No smoking with kids on board

House of Representatives passed a bill last week that will ban smoking in vehicles with anyone under 19 years old on board... Not smoking in a vehicle occupied by children is just another habit that needs to change, similar to learning not to text while d
Cullman (AL) Times
added Feb 4, 2018 17:26
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