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[Alabama] Tobacco users urged to quit the spit

Through With Chew Week begins Friday. During this week the Alabama Department of Public Health encourages users to give up smokeless tobacco. Through With Chew Week is an annual education campaign aimed at decreasing spit tobacco use and increasing awar
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Feb 16, 2017 00:49

Alabama ranks high in study of the cost of smoking

Alabama came in 6th on the list just behind Tennessee and Mississippi. Over the course of a smoker's lifetime, they will spend on average $1,196,752 in smoking related expenses. In a year the expenses can also pile up, totaling on average about $23,00
WAAYTV (Huntsville, AL)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14

[Alabama] Birmingham's cigar culture heats up with new hobby shops and bars

Over the last decade, Birmingham and its surrounding areas has emerged as a respected cigar town with a handful of great cigar shops and a growing customer base that is becoming more knowledgeable every day. At the forefront of Birmingham's cigar boom is
added Jan 17, 2017 19:02

[Alabama] Group pushing for city-wide smoking ban in Ocean Springs bars, restaurants

In Ocean Springs, a grassroots effort to ban smoking in bars, restaurants, and possibly other establishments is taking shape. Several members of the group organizing this effort are healthcare workers, who say they want this to happen for the public heal
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 6, 2017 20:55

Alabama offering aid for smokers trying to quit habit

The Alabama Department of Public Health is offering help for people who want to quit smoking in the New Year. The agency has a telephone service called the Alabama Tobacco Quitline that operates daily, and help is also available through the website quit
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Dec 27, 2016 01:33

[Alabama] VIDEO: Huntsville man sues after e-cigarette battery explodes

His lawsuit explains the rest. It alleges an employee recommended the batteries, which had no warnings on the label before he started using them. The lawsuit states that Jensen placed the batteries in his front pocket, and then it happened. "I just fel
WTVM-TV Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA)
added Dec 16, 2016 16:45

[Alabama] New ordinance requires smokers to be at least 30 feet away from public buildings

An amendment to present a smoking ordinance was presented and approved by the Ozark city council Tuesday night. Not only is smoking not allowed inside buildings, but now, smokers have to be at least 30 feet away from the property.
WTVY Channel 4 (Dothan, AL)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26

[Alabama] The Grinch strikes back! Dr Seuss-themed Christmas float goes up in flames after driver 'flicks cigarette out of car'

The float, a mobile version of Whoville, where Dr Seuss' characters live, was headed for a parade in Hunstville, Alabama Thursday when it burnt to the ground. It belonged to a Facebook community group that helps reunite lost pets with their owners in Mad
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 3, 2016 00:39

[Alabama] Smoking ban infuriates local public housing residents

The Birmingham Housing Authority has 18 months to implement the national mandate by the Department of housing and urban development, but residents feel like there are more pressing concerns in their community than whose smoking. “It’s going to hurt a lo
WIAT TV-42 CBS ( Birmingham, AL)
added Dec 2, 2016 22:15

Alabama's smoker setback: Programs lack funding

Alabama's Quit Line, as it's called, offers free counseling and nicotine replacement therapy, but there's very little money left over for advertising. So many smokers don't even know it exists. "Luckily, I am a state employee," explained Hert. She knew
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:28
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