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[Alabama] Vaping, other smoking alternatives are gaining popularity and helping some kick the habit

many Birminghamians are turning to smoking alternatives to either help end their cigarette addiction, or to simply enjoy time with friends in a social setting. One of the most popular forms of cigarette replacement is the Personal Vaporizer, often referre
added Jun 12, 2015 14:46

[Alabama] DUNCAN: Editorial: Cigarette tax

I am floored that this even requires a public hearing. Alabama is one of the bottom three states in the country with its cigarette tax... A tax on cigarettes is a complete no brainer. It taxes those who choose to be taxed. If you do not want to be taxed d
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added May 9, 2015 14:48

[Alabama] Editorial: Cigarette tax

A tax on cigarettes is a complete no brainer. It taxes those who choose to be taxed. If you do not want to be taxed don't buy cigarettes. It will also help to deter adolescents from starting a habit that is proven to cause disease that can kill them, and
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added May 10, 2015 16:00

University of South Alabama sets date to become smoke-free

on August 1, according to school officials. The ban on tobacco is a result of unanimous approval from the university's Wellness Initiatives Committee as well as input from students and staff from a survey administered in late 2014.
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Apr 17, 2015 15:44

Alabama Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 18

This year, Kick Butts Day is focusing attention on how the tobacco industry still spends huge sums on marketing and is adopting new strategies to reach young customers. Nationwide, tobacco companies spend $8.8 billion a year - one million dollars every h
PR Newswire
added Mar 13, 2015 17:10

How the cost of a pack of cigarettes in Alabama compares to other states: Friday's Wake Up Call

Bentley's tax increase plan includes a proposal to boost the tax on cigarettes from 42.5 cents to $1.25 per pack... about $5.80 per pack, the website said. That's the 36th lowest price in the country, and less than half of New York, where a pac
added Mar 8, 2015 15:52

[Alabama] From the Archives: Where’s the Spirit of Selma Now?

By 1840, Selma was the heart of Alabama’s booming cotton economy… If slaves were discovered away from their homes without written permission from their owners, they might be punished by 39 lashes; if found smoking a cigar or pipe on the streets, or carryi
New York Times
added Mar 7, 2015 13:37

[Alabama] VIDEO: Editorial: Yes to the cigarette tax increase

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
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 8, 2015 17:03

Gov. Robert Bentley proposes cigarette tax increase, should Alabama impose a tax on e-cigarettes?

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
added Mar 2, 2015 17:51

[Alabama] Huntsville wants e-cigarettes gone from government buildings, vehicles

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.
Huntsville (AL) Times
added Feb 13, 2015 15:15
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