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[Alabama] COCHRAN: Council should move ahead with smoking ordinance

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
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 12, 2015 20:22

Stillman College joins ranks of tobacco-free Alabama universities with new smoking ban

prohibiting tobacco products and electric cigarettes in a policy that mirrors bans at Auburn University and the University of Alabama. "We have a responsibility to our students and employees to provide a safe and healthful environment," Vice President f
added Jan 12, 2015 13:43

[Alabama] Stillman College students return to tobacco-free campus

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
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 9, 2015 13:31

Snuffed Out: Smoking ban takes effect on University of Alabama campus

The ban took effect on Jan. 1 and will remain indefinitely. According to the University’s non-smoking policy, “Smoking is prohibited at all times and at all locations.” The University also describes smoking as, “inhaling, exhaling, burning, carrying or
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Jan 8, 2015 11:13

[Alabama] Huntsville-Madison County Public Library bans smoking, vaping, dipping inside or outside

"We want to provide a healthful environment for library employees and visitors," said Ann Marie Martin, communications director for the library. "This policy prohibits smoking of any kind - including tobacco-less e-cigarettes - and also prohibits using t
Huntsville (AL) Times
added Jan 7, 2015 15:03

[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17

[Alabama] Proposed smoking ban heads to Montgomery city council

City leaders continue to tweak a controversial ordinance that would ban smoking in Montgomery as it heads to the city council. A no smoking ordinance and the language in it are still being worked on. Those for and against the smoking ban have been very v
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Dec 23, 2014 03:21

[Alabama] EDITORIAL: Secondhand smoke dangerous to rest of us

Montgomerians would expect to be protected from health threats in many other areas of daily life – from tainted water, for example, or leaking gas lines. Surely having protection in public areas from such a clearly identified health threat as tobacco sm
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Dec 11, 2014 21:34

[Alabama] Montgomery residents & business owners weigh in on push to ban smoking

An ordinance is in the works that would ban smoking in all public buildings and it's sparking debate. Those on both sides of the issue are making sure their voices are heard about the impact it could have on the city. The Montgomery City Council's Healt
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Dec 9, 2014 04:31

[Alabama] City council members hear pros, cons of smoking ban

The subcommittee took no votes on the ordinance, and city council members made it clear to both sides that the text of the measure would change. Councilman C.C. Calhoun, the sponsor of the ordinance, said after the meeting that changes would include allo
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Nov 18, 2014 10:33
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