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[Alabama] Editorial: Anniston's wise decision about smoking

figures released last week by the Anniston Finance Department showed that sales tax collections from a large group — but not all — of the city’s bars, restaurants and similar haunts have increased since the ordinance went into effect. It’s a year-to-year
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 15, 2014 13:10
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[Alabama] Hottest Weekend of the Year Fest; More Downtown Bars Go Non-Smoking

The trend in Downtown Huntsville seems to be now leaning towards non-smoking, especially as these establishments see an increase in their patrons, rather than a decrease.
WHNT NewsChannel 19 (Huntsville, AL)
added Jul 28, 2014 20:57
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[Alabama] Mobile to consider an end to water vapor, hookah and e-cigarette sales to minors

The Mobile City Council could, on Tuesday, vote on a new ordinance regulating the sale of e-cigarettes, water vapor sticks and possibly hookahs to minors under age 18. If approved, it would establish an ordinance that prohibits retail establishments fro
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Jul 19, 2014 13:17
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[Alabama] Mobile to consider an end to water vapor, hookah and e-cigarette sales to minors

The Mobile City Council could, on Tuesday, vote on a new ordinance regulating the sale of e-cigarettes, water vapor sticks and possibly hookahs to minors under age 18. If approved, it would establish an ordinance that prohibits retail establishments fro
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Jul 19, 2014 13:17
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Alabama has second-highest rate of tobacco use among high school students, and this could be why

Despite this, Alabama has spent just $275,000 on tobacco prevention in 2014, according to data collected by The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Alabama has generated $223.1 million in revenue from tobacco this year. The CDC has recommended that Alabama
AL.com
added Jul 15, 2014 16:23
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[Alabama] Foley approves ban on e-cigarette use in public places and workplaces

No smoking signs like this will soon begin to go up around Foley as the council on Monday, June 16, 2014, approved a ban on the use of e-cigarettes and other alternative smoking devices in public places and places of employment. (City of Foley)
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Jun 20, 2014 16:04
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[Alabama] LETTER: Dictating to businesses

ludicrous that Kamela Aaron of the Etowah County Smoke Free Coalition thinks that by banning smoking in bars, it would increase business for these establishments....Public officials encouraging people to go to a bar to drink shows a real lack of rational
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jun 20, 2014 04:43
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[Alabama] More AL.com readers agree retailers should quit selling cigarettes, other tobacco products

An unscientific AL.com poll last week shows more readers think retailers should join CVS by stopping the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products. Earlier this year, CVS became the first American pharmacy chain to announce it will take a $2 billion
AL.com
added Jun 9, 2014 18:41
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[Alabama] Foley moving ahead with ban on 'vaping' in public places and workplaces

council is moving ahead with plans to amend its 2006 smoking ordinance to include electronic cigarettes, banning "vaping" in enclosed public places and places of employment. It's a similar move being considered in Orange Beach, except that Foley's smokin
AL.com
added Jun 4, 2014 09:46
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Seeking fairness on smoking ordinance

cities and counties always have had the right to impose conditions and stipulations on commerce conducted within their boundaries, especially when there's a compelling public interest involved. Those conditions often change over time, and businesses have
Gadsden (AL) Times
added May 30, 2014 05:34
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