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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

[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

[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

[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
added Dec 10, 2013 12:47

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

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
added Nov 23, 2013 14:10

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

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.
added Nov 20, 2013 12:44

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

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
added Oct 26, 2013 03:31
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