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New Alabama cigarette tax not slowing sales in Dothan

Some local businesses said they’ve seen little to no slow down in cigarette purchases since the Alabama Legislature hiked the cigarette tax up 25 cents, from 42.5 cents to 67.5 cents per pack. The increase, which was among about $166 million in new reven
Dothan (AL) Eagle
added Oct 15, 2015 09:07
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Gov. Bentley Signs Alabama Budget With Cigarette Tax, Money from Education Reserves

Lawmakers passed a $1.7 billion operating budget on Wednesday after months of negotiations. Legislators approved a 25-cent-per pack cigarette tax and a transfer of education funds to minimize cuts to state services.
WKRG CBS 5 (Mobile, AL)
added Sep 22, 2015 20:31
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[Alabama, Louisiana] Auburn's unlucky cigar

"How can this even be allowed?" said Joey LaHatte, who played trumpet for the Tiger Marching Band in 1999. "It's so rude and ridiculous...." NCAA fired off a nasty letter to Auburn and threatened to declare players ineligible if they did not fork over $1
AL.com
added Sep 19, 2015 17:29
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Alabama Senate OKs cigarette tax, other revenue bills ahead of fiscal year

approved a cigarette tax and other revenue bills as legislators try to broker an agreement to minimize cuts to state services when the fiscal year begins Oct. 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 16, 2015 17:57
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[Alabama] Several states ban a person smoking in a vehicle with children present

Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont and Louisiana — have banned smoking in cars when children are present.... There is currently no law regarding smoking in a vehicle with children in Alabama. A recent poll at thedailysentinel.co
Scottsboro (AL) Daily Sentinel
added Aug 28, 2015 17:43
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[Alabama] Trend involving E-Cigarettes raises concerns – especially among teens

Officials say Nicotine may not be the only thing users are smoking in their E-Cigarettes, or Vape Pens. Users could be substituting in K2 (Spice), or marijuana extracts. “It’s real discreet, easy to hide from parents or from friends,” said Sgt. Steve Lo
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Aug 10, 2015 20:48
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[Alabama] House Speaker Mike Hubbard says session collapsed after cigarette tax failed

said hopes of solving the state budget shortfall during the special session essentially died earlier this week when a committee snuffed out a proposal to raise the tax on cigarettes....the House Ways and Means General Fund Committee rejected the cigarette
AL.com
added Aug 8, 2015 14:04
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Alabama House committee votes down cigarette tax

A legislative committee Tuesday voted down a proposed hike in Alabama’s cigarette tax, killing one of Gov. Robert Bentley’s major proposals for filling a hole in the state’s general fund budget. Tempers and frustrations flared on the third day of special
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Aug 5, 2015 14:31
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[Alabama] Vapor shop owners planning to fight tax on e-cigarette liquid

Businesses that sell vapor cigarettes are ready to fight Gov. Robert Bentley's proposal for a new tax on their products. The governor released his special session bills today, and they included a proposed tax of 25 cents per milliliter on the liquid ni
AL.com
added Jul 30, 2015 07:07
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[Alabama] Nonsmokers at increased risk of stroke from secondhand smoke

University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Leslie McClure, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biostatistics, is senior author of a new paper published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that finds exposure to SHS also increased the risk of strok
University of Alabama at Birmingham
added Jul 10, 2015 10:45
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