Headlines Tagged with Alabama — 1,704 headlines found
years down the road as there is a reduction in tobacco use we should see a reduction in health care costs caused by tobacco use. This could be millions of dollars a year in health care savings. So, in the end, it's an easy YES for me on the proposed tob
Mar 5, 2015 WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 8, 2015 17:03
Gov. Robert Bentley's plan to fill a $700 million budget shortfall includes increasing the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products by 82.5 cents a pack. That plan, however, doesn't include a tax on electronic cigarettes, a battery-powered device th
Feb 27, 2015 AL.com
added Mar 2, 2015 17:51
Under an ordinance being introduced at tonight's Huntsville City Council meeting, city workers would be prohibited from using e-cigarettes while inside any municipal building or vehicle. The ban would also apply to all forms of smokeless tobacco.
Feb 13, 2015 Huntsville (AL) Times
added Feb 13, 2015 15:15
"The Real Cost" ads. Those ads show teenagers having to peel skin off their face for a cigarette, losing a tooth and other graphic images.... Local health experts spoke with ABC 33/40 about the effectiveness of campaigns like this and if it is working.
Feb 6, 2015 Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:47
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.
Feb 4, 2015 Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:57
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
Feb 1, 2015 WVTM (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:20
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.
Jan 29, 2015 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 29, 2015 01:15
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
Jan 20, 2015 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 21, 2015 06:01
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
Jan 13, 2015 Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 12, 2015 20:22
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
Jan 9, 2015 Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 9, 2015 13:31