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Despite cigarette tax increase, Alabama flunks the smoking grade

Health advocates are, once again, flunking Alabama for not doing enough to kick its smoking habit. From taxes to smoke-free environments to cessation programs, Alabama remains mired in a "F" grade given each year by the American Lung Association. And it
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Mar 11, 2016 22:20
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[Alabama] SGA resolution requests smoking-only areas on campus

passed a resolution for the campus tobacco and smoking policy Feb. 11. After three long years of debate, the revision passed with a vote of 19-1. The revision suggests the university designate tobacco-only areas on campus.
The Flor-Ala (student newspaper of the University of North Alabama)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:39
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[Alabama] Anniston City Council upholds decision to permit cigar bars

City Council on Monday upheld its December decision to allow cigar bars in the city. The vote comes almost two years after the council passed a strict no-smoking ordinance for the city.
Anniston (AL) Star
added Feb 17, 2016 20:45
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[Alabama] SGA to conduct second student smoking survey

Senators have debated what a “smoke-free” campus means. Lang said the Senate wants student opinion on a smoke-free resolution before they bring any proposals to the floor. SGA conducted a survey to gather students’ opinions on a smoke-free resolution las
The Flor-Ala (student newspaper of the University of North Alabama)
added Jan 14, 2016 13:33
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Higher Cigarette Tax Generating Less Than Anticipated

The new higher cigarette tax in Alabama is bringing more money to the state, but not as much as anticipated. The legislature raised the tax a quarter a pack to more than 67-cents a pack. It was a key element to balancing the budget following a second sp
WKRG CBS 5 (Mobile, AL)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:53
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[Alabama] City buildings are tobacco-free as of Jan. 1

Tuscaloosa City Hall is now tobacco-free. But it’s not just the downtown facility. All buildings and properties under the jurisdiction of the city of Tuscaloosa went tobacco-less on Friday. The usage ban includes cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, ciga
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 6, 2016 15:13
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[Alabama] Buyer Beware: Another E-Cigarette Explodes, Causing Fire

Unfortunately for a man from North Bay, Alabama, the fire started after he attempted to smoke his e-cigarette. Reports indicate that while the man was using the e-cigarette, it exploded in his mouth and the resulting debris from the lithium battery landed
National Law Review
added Dec 16, 2015 18:15
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Alabama lawmaker: Shun foreign-owned convenience stores

Harper's Facebook page Monday said foreign convenience store owners "in large part" send money to their countries of origin "to create turmoil..."convenience stores and tobacco shops with "lights around the windows and doors are not owned by God fearing C
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 4, 2015 21:28
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[Alabama] Research shows dangerous levels of secondhand smoke found in Florence businesses

Results of an air quality study in the Shoals, show employees in Florence restaurants and bars that allow smoking are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke. This study has a local group pushing for a smoke free ordinance.
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 5, 2015 00:57
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[Alabama] Study: Workers harmed in Florence restaurants that allow smoking

Workers in Florence restaurants that allow smoking are exposed to harmful air particles at a 66 percent higher rate than those working in non-smoking restaurants, according to an air quality study performed this year by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 29, 2015 09:42
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