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[Alabama] Hardy Jackson: Smoke smoke smoke

Today I am finding that smoking folks I had known over the years are experiencing all sorts of smoking-related health problems. I hate it for my friends and their families. I also hate it for Alabama, for they are contributing to the $1.6 billion tobacco-
Anniston (AL) Star
added Feb 27, 2014 11:50
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[Alabama] Tracking the 2014 session: Senate passes Smoke-Free Air Act

Smokers could not light up in public places and workplaces, with some exceptions, under a bill that cleared the Alabama Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Vivian Figures, D-Mobile, has tried for years to pass legislation to restrict smoking in public because of the
AL.com
added Feb 12, 2014 12:48
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[Alabama] AL pharmacy stopped tobacco sales 20 years before CVS

Mike Vinson is the co-owner of Adams Drugs locations throughout the River Region. He says his stores stopped selling cigarettes on Nov. 1, 1994. Vincent said the decision came with a high price tag for his business. "It was about a $700,000 a year busin
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 6, 2014 12:33
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[Alabama] Activist: We haven't done enough to curb smoking

a new documentary meant to celebrate the landmark report but also to serve as a sobering reminder of the country's inability to overcome its greatest preventable public health challenge.... we could have done so much better," said Dr. Alan Blum, the Geral
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 10, 2014 05:03
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Looking back at report on smoking

We're sure there are people who just can't kick the addiction, even if the will is there. Nicotine can ensnare a user as badly as drugs like heroin. We're sure others will ignore the evidence and continue to stubbornly do what they want. We hope the form
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Jan 9, 2014 06:36
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[Alabama] DCH goes smoke-free Jan. 1

Wednesday, tobacco use will be banned at all DCH Health System properties, including DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center. That means all patients, visitors, volunteers and hospit
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Jan 2, 2014 12:26
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[Alabama] DCH goes smoke-free Jan. 1

Starting Wednesday, tobacco use will be banned at all DCH Health System properties, including DCH Regional Medical Center, Northport Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center and Pickens County Medical Center.
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Dec 31, 2013 05:50
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[Alabama] Flowers Hospital starts new year with tobacco ban

The hospital recently announced that on Jan. 1 it would institute a campus-wide ban on tobacco use. “We’re excited about it,” Karen Wortmann, director of professional services, said. “I think it’s the right thing to do.”
Dothan (AL) Eagle
added Dec 24, 2013 23:16
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[Alabama] SAMC to go completely smoke-free

Southeast Alabama Medical Center will start the new year smoke-free. And like giving up an addiction, it’s not expected to be easy.
Dothan (AL) Eagle
added Dec 13, 2013 00:23
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[Alabama] Could Smoking Bans or Technology Advances Help Reduce Smoke in Casinos?

While smoking bans are one solution, the tobacco industry is making strides towards safer, healthier and more stylish options for smokers which could be beneficial and desirable to casinos as long as they allow them to be used. Vaporization (description f
AL.com
added Dec 10, 2013 12:47
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