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[Alabama] Gadsden council considers public's feedback on proposed smoking ban

FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added May 28, 2014 12:27

[Alabama] Hospitals like UAB should not exclude smokers from employment -- it's discriminatory, says report

the problem with smoker bans at healthcare institutions, a trio of professors aver, is that the policies may disproportionately impact lower-skilled and lower-paid staff. The report in the June edition of the Journal of the Association of American Medica
added May 21, 2014 14:55

[Alabama] Smokers hiring bans ignite debate, readers get fired up

A story about a research article making the case that smoking hiring bans are discriminatory sparked a healthy debate with more than 100 comments on today. Authors, Dr. Stefan Kertesz, an associate professor at UAB and the VA Medical Center, and
added May 21, 2014 14:52

[Alabama] Poll results: Say 'no' to banning e-cigarettes in public places in Orange Beach

Out of 480 votes on an readers' poll, 308 -- or 64.17 percent -- were against the city modifying its existing smoking ordinance to include "alternative smoking devices," such as hookahs, e-cigarettes or any other electronic device that typically u
added May 15, 2014 11:54

[Alabama] E-cigs giving assist in jails - TimesDaily: Crime

“We’ve been allowing the inmates to purchase the (electronic cigarettes) for 2-3 months, and it is working well,” Mitchell said. “We can already tell a difference in the inmates’ attitudes.” Franklin and Lauderdale counties also have started selling the
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added May 12, 2014 19:30

[Alabama] Waiting to Exhale: A Exploration Into the E-Cigarette Industry

If you were to take a drive around the wiregrass, you would notice various stores selling electronic cigarettes or e-cigs for short. Trant Bullard has been hooked since his first puff. Bullard smoked for 27 years until he was introduced to vaping and eve
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added May 7, 2014 21:39

[Alabama] Are E-Cigarettes Healthier Than Smoking?

Numerous smokers in the Wiregrass area have tried everything from nicorette gum to acupuncture ... After smoking for more than three decades, the co-owner of True Vapor Inc admits that vaping has provided satisfaction, while clearing away all the negativ
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added May 7, 2014 20:55

[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
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