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Health leaders advocating a tobacco tax increase in Alabama

American Cancer Society and health officials are hoping state leaders will raise the tobacco tax. It's a proposal that affects everyone in the state, even if you don't smoke.
Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:57

[Alabama] Bars adjust to Gadsden's new smoke-free public law

In efforts to accommodate customers, Townsend built a patio and equipped it with a large television, heaters and extra seating for comfort. “We have always tried to accommodate smokers and non-smokers. Some bars will not go by the law; I will go by the
WVTM (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:20

[Alabama] Smoking ordinance: what are the details?

The Smoke Free Air Ordinance that goes into effect Sunday in Gadsden prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city and increases the distance from public entrances where smoking is allowed.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 29, 2015 01:15

[Alabama] City's smoking ordinance to take effect Feb. 1

The ordinance prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city, within 20 feet of public entrances to buildings and in bars, restaurants, businesses and other public places. There is an exemption for cigar bars, despite smoke-free advoca
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 21, 2015 06:01
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[Alabama] COCHRAN: Council should move ahead with smoking ordinance

We are proud that the city council took the first step with the passage of a strong smokefree ordinance in June; now it is time to show leadership once again and implement these health protections for Gadsden. A strong policy means less death and disease
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 12, 2015 20:22

[Alabama] Stillman College students return to tobacco-free campus

Stillman College students will return to a tobacco-free campus when spring classes begin next week. "With the documented health hazards associated with tobacco use, our policy was established to reflect and emphasize these hazards and to provide a healt
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 9, 2015 13:31

Stillman College joins ranks of tobacco-free Alabama universities with new smoking ban

prohibiting tobacco products and electric cigarettes in a policy that mirrors bans at Auburn University and the University of Alabama. "We have a responsibility to our students and employees to provide a safe and healthful environment," Vice President f
added Jan 12, 2015 13:43

Snuffed Out: Smoking ban takes effect on University of Alabama campus

The ban took effect on Jan. 1 and will remain indefinitely. According to the University’s non-smoking policy, “Smoking is prohibited at all times and at all locations.” The University also describes smoking as, “inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying or
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:13

[Alabama] Huntsville-Madison County Public Library bans smoking, vaping, dipping inside or outside

"We want to provide a healthful environment for library employees and visitors," said Ann Marie Martin, communications director for the library. "This policy prohibits smoking of any kind - including tobacco-less e-cigarettes - and also prohibits using t
Huntsville (AL) Times
added Jan 7, 2015 15:03

[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17
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