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[Alabama] Albertville high school student burned by exploding e-cigarette battery

An Albertville high school student is recovering in the hospital after a vapor cigarette battery exploded in a 10th grade classroom Tuesday. Albertville City Schools Superintendent Ric Ayer said the vapor cigarette belonged to another student. He said t
added May 17, 2016 18:39
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[Alabama] All In Mountain Brook to host tobacco, e-cigs, vaping program April 18

will host two programs on the health implications of tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaping April 18th at St. Luke’s... Pride Surveys taken by Mountain Brook students indicate the prevalence of these products among area teens is “surprisingly high,” according t
Mountain Brook (AL) Village Living
added Apr 15, 2016 09:56

Children's of Alabama, UAB get grant to help prevent kids from using tobacco

Children's of Alabama and UAB are teaming up to help prevent kids from smoking e-cigarettes or using tobacco. The department of public health is giving an $80,000 grant to collect data on youth cigarette use in the Birmingham metro area. That informati
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:59

Children’s of Alabama receives grant to “protect” children from secondhand smoke, vapor

Children’s of Alabama and UAB Pediatrics received a $80,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Public Health to protect children from the effects of secondhand smoke and vaping as well as tobacco use and initiation. A report was issued Tuesday stating
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Mar 16, 2016 22:06

[Alabama] E-cigarette use on the rise among youths

Groups like Dothan High School’s chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions are working toward that goal in activities planned around Kick Butts Day. Serin Baek, head of the chapter’s tobacco committee, said the main goal on Wednesday is to raise
Dothan (AL) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2016 10:52

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

[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

[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

[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

[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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