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Smoking rates put Alabama in deadly 'Tobacco Nation'

37 million Americans still smoke — including 21 percent of adults in Alabama — and a new report from Truth Initiative reveals rates of smoking found in a region dubbed “Tobacco Nation.” Alabama is in that nation, along with Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, L
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 27, 2017 17:04
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[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
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[Alabama] State breaks down impact of cigarette smoking in AL

In a report called “Extinguishing the Tobacco Epidemic in Alabama,” the Center for Disease Control and Prevention stated 8,600 adults die from smoke-related illnesses each year. “It is a big problem here in the State of Alabama,” Sullen said. “It has be
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Jul 29, 2017 13:12
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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] Thirdhand smoke is a real thing and it's dangerous for toddlers

Scott wasn't just unaware of thirdhand smoke, he had been unintentionally bringing it around his nieces and nephews after being exposed by other people. A research article in PLOS ONE describes thirdhand smoke or THS as components of secondhand smoke tha
WBMA ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:21
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[Alabama] RBHS hosts Kick Butts Day

Students at Red Bay High School joined thousands of other students around the United States in March as they took part in Kick Butts Day. The day is set aside to encourage young people to be tobacco free, reject tobacco companies’ marketing and urge ele
Franklin County (AL) Times
added Apr 27, 2017 20:15
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[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
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[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
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[Alabama] Tobacco users urged to quit the spit

Through With Chew Week begins Friday. During this week the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages users to give up smokeless tobacco. Through With Chew Week is an annual education campaign aimed at decreasing spit tobacco use and increasing awar
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 16, 2017 00:49
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Alabama ranks high in study of the cost of smoking

Alabama came in 6th on the list just behind Tennessee and Mississippi. Over the course of a smoker's lifetime, they will spend on average $1,196,752 in smoking related expenses. In a year the expenses can also pile up, totaling on average about $23,00
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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