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Alabama last SEC school without campus smoking ban

With The University of Alabama standing as the last SEC school without a smoking ban on campus, UA students are stepping up to voice their opinions on the matter.
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:14
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University of Alabama to honor U.S. Surgeon General who led charge against smoking culture

"The Surgeon General vs. The Marlboro Man: Who Really Won?" will open in UA's Gorgas Library, displaying more than 130 artifacts that follow the commercialization and promotion of smoking throughout American culture in the 20th century, according to a UA
AL.com
added Nov 23, 2013 14:10
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Flash mob among Great American Smokeout events at University of Alabama

The flash mob will gather on the Quad near Denny Chimes around 12:20 p.m. The group effort is designed to raise awareness about the negative effects of secondhand smoke. Roughly 135 students on the Quad will drop "dead" from secondhand smoke in hopes of
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 20, 2013 12:46
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University of Alabama students raise awareness about secondhand smoke dangers with flash mob

Members of the health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma plan to represent the approximately 135 people who die per day due to secondhand smoke exposure, the society's president said in a UA press release.
AL.com
added Nov 20, 2013 12:44
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Alabama among top states in smoking deaths

The Scathing Report is based on 2011 numbers from the CDC. The number of adult smokers is still among the highest in the country. Officials say more folks aren't picking up the habit, but they just simply aren't quitting as fast as smokers in other stat
WAFF NBC Channel 48 (Huntsville, AL)
added Nov 5, 2013 17:34
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Alabama A&M will become smoke-free campus in 2014

The school's board of trustees today approved a campus-wide smoke-free policy that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2014. The policy, which states it is "In the interest of promoting the health, well-being and safety of students, faculty, staff and campus vi
AL.com
added Oct 26, 2013 03:31
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[Alabama] Council passes smoking ordinance

Cordova City Council passed a smoke free ordinance on Tuesday night. Smoking is now prohibited in public places, including the city’s parks, buildings and vehicles. Business owners may also request that their property be designated as a smoke free envi
Jasper (AL) Mountain Eagle
added Oct 26, 2013 03:27
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[Alabama] Madison County commissioners wary of Chairman Dale Strong's smoking ban, health fines for county employees

Health was hot topic during a two-hour work session where the Madison County Commission debated banning tobacco from workplaces and installing stiff fines for employees who skipped free health screenings.
AL.com
added Oct 24, 2013 23:44
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[Alabama] DCH hospitals to go tobacco free Jan. 1

DCH Health System hospitals will be tobacco free in 2014. The hospital's Director of Employee Health says they have a responsibility to ensure a healthy environment for employees and patients.
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:03
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[Alabama] Donald E Williamson Protect our workers from secondhand smoke

As state health officer, I applaud the progress that has been made in reducing exposure to secondhand smoke and encourage communities to continue to expand protections to nonsmokers.
Anniston (AL) Star
added Sep 15, 2013 10:15
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