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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Tougher smoking ordinance

There's also one especially sticky issue -- the status of Old Havana, a cigar bar that opened last year on Chestnut Street. Banning smoking inside a business whose existence depends on smoking is akin to padlocking the door and posting a "get out of town
Gadsden (AL) Times
added May 6, 2014 08:36

[Alabama] Mobile City Council open to action preventing any kind of youth smoking

The Mobile City Council, days after a group of youths requested some action against e-cigarette and hookah smoking among teenagers, could look at tightening its ordinances addressing alternative smoking to lighted cigarettes.
added Apr 12, 2014 14:39

Alabama smoking restrictions die in Legislature

failed in the House Health Committee 4-7 Wednesday. ... it was rewritten by the Senate last month to add too many exceptions. The exceptions included bars, private clubs, retail tobacco outlets and electronic cigarettes. Campbell says all employees, incl
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2014 08:08

Explosive e-cigarette growth prompts vapor shop business boom across north Alabama (photos) |

More than 30 e-cigarette shops are currently operating throughout the state, according to Bonnie Herzog, an industry analyst for Wells Fargo Securities, reports e-cigarette retail sales more than doubled last year to $1.7 billion. The
added Feb 28, 2014 20:04

[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

[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
added Feb 12, 2014 12:48

[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

[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

[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

[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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