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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

[Alabama] VIDEO: Controversial anti-smoking campaign one year later

"The Real Cost" ads. Those ads show teenagers having to peel skin off their face for a cigarette, losing a tooth and other graphic images.... Local health experts spoke with ABC 33/40 about the effectiveness of campaigns like this and if it is working.
Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 7, 2015 19:47

Health leaders advocating a tobacco tax increase in Alabama

American Cancer Society and health officials are hoping state leaders will raise the tobacco tax. It's a proposal that affects everyone in the state, even if you don't smoke.
Alabama's ABC 33/40 (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 5, 2015 06:57

[Alabama] Bars adjust to Gadsden's new smoke-free public law

In efforts to accommodate customers, Townsend built a patio and equipped it with a large television, heaters and extra seating for comfort. “We have always tried to accommodate smokers and non-smokers. Some bars will not go by the law; I will go by the
WVTM (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:20

[Alabama] Smoking ordinance: what are the details?

The Smoke Free Air Ordinance that goes into effect Sunday in Gadsden prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city and increases the distance from public entrances where smoking is allowed.
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 29, 2015 01:15

[Alabama] City's smoking ordinance to take effect Feb. 1

The ordinance prohibits smoking in all enclosed areas of employment in the city, within 20 feet of public entrances to buildings and in bars, restaurants, businesses and other public places. There is an exemption for cigar bars, despite smoke-free advoca
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 21, 2015 06:01
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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
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