Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Alabama 1,720 headlines found

5 Views

[Alabama] VIDEO: Through with Chew Week urges smokeless tobacco users to quit

“Spit” tobacco is just as addictive as cigarettes and has many harmful side effects. For these reasons, the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit the “spit” during “Through With Chew Week,” February 18 through the
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
0 Views

Alabama launches chewing tobacco crackdown week

Alabama's health department announces a week-long campaign to reduce chewing tobacco use and raise awareness for its negative health effects. A health department statement on Friday says "Through With Chew Week" will run from Feb. 18-24.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 18, 2018 02:47
1 View

VIDEO: Advocates Pushing Lawmakers to Raise Alabama’s Legal Tobacco Age to 21

Some doctors are pushing lawmakers to raise Alabama’s legal tobacco age from 19 to 21. The bill is sponsored by Representative Chris Pringle. “Teenagers and adolescents are much more likely to become addicted to the nicotine in tobacco products at an ea
Alabama News Network: WAKA CBS 8 / WNCF ABC 32 / WBMM CW 22
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
2 Views

ALABAMA MAY MOVE TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:56
2 Views

[Alabama] EDITORIAL: No smoking with kids on board

House of Representatives passed a bill last week that will ban smoking in vehicles with anyone under 19 years old on board... Not smoking in a vehicle occupied by children is just another habit that needs to change, similar to learning not to text while d
Cullman (AL) Times
added Feb 4, 2018 17:26
1 View

Alabama moves closer to banning smoking in cars around children: Here's why

The bill would make it illegal to smoke a tobacco product in a car if anyone age 19 or younger is in the car. The prohibition would apply whether the vehicle is moving or parked...children exposed to second-hand smoke also experience greater incidents of
AL.com
added Feb 2, 2018 18:02
3 Views

[Alabama] WEISS: Should we just go ahead and ban smoking everywhere?

[FCTC] established a method called MPOWER in 2008 that aims to end the “global tobacco epidemic”...The way to do this is not by banning it all at once, but instead by monitoring use and prevention, protecting citizens from second-hand smoke, offering ways
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2018 16:53
0 Views

[Alabama] VIDEO: Proposed ban on smoking in cars with children sparks heated debate

is sparking conversation on social media. Hundreds of you weighed in on our WKRG Facebook page. Under the proposed bill a driver would be fined $100 if they are smoking with a minor in the car. Authors of the bill say it aims to protect children from the
WKRG CBS 5 (Mobile, AL)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:41
1 View

VIDEO: Alabama could soon make it illegal for you to smoke in the car if a child is present

The state House passed HB 26 41-30 this week. The Senate votes on it next. If it becomes law, the bill will make it illegal to smoke a tobacco product if anyone under 19 is in the car, whether the vehicle is moving or parked. Anyone caught breaking the l
CNN
added Feb 2, 2018 00:07
2 Views

[Alabama] House Votes to Fine Those Who Smoke in Cars with Minors

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child. Under the bill, violators would be fined $100.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines