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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17

[Alabama] Proposed smoking ban heads to Montgomery city council

City leaders continue to tweak a controversial ordinance that would ban smoking in Montgomery as it heads to the city council. A no smoking ordinance and the language in it are still being worked on. Those for and against the smoking ban have been very v
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Dec 23, 2014 03:21

[Alabama] EDITORIAL: Secondhand smoke dangerous to rest of us

Montgomerians would expect to be protected from health threats in many other areas of daily life – from tainted water, for example, or leaking gas lines. Surely having protection in public areas from such a clearly identified health threat as tobacco sm
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Dec 11, 2014 21:34

[Alabama] Montgomery residents & business owners weigh in on push to ban smoking

An ordinance is in the works that would ban smoking in all public buildings and it's sparking debate. Those on both sides of the issue are making sure their voices are heard about the impact it could have on the city. The Montgomery City Council's Healt
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Dec 9, 2014 04:31

[Alabama] City council members hear pros, cons of smoking ban

The subcommittee took no votes on the ordinance, and city council members made it clear to both sides that the text of the measure would change. Councilman C.C. Calhoun, the sponsor of the ordinance, said after the meeting that changes would include allo
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Nov 18, 2014 10:33

[Alabama] UA bans smoking on campus

The University of Alabama will become smoke-free effective Jan. 1, 2015 . An emailed statement sent to students Tuesday said "smoking, including the use of e-cigarettes, will be prohibited in all facilities, grounds and parking areas on the UA campus."
The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:52

[Alabama] Proposed city smoking ban to get second look

Changes likely will be made to a proposed citywide ban on smoking in Montgomery, the mayor and city council members said. A proposed ordinance currently would ban smoking in all enclosed public places, including bars and private clubs.
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Nov 3, 2014 21:10

[Alabama] First Gubernatorial Debate: Ethics Question IV

Governor Siegelman: I am telling the people of Alabama the money that I received was totally separate from any tobacco litigation whatsoever. I'm delighted that I filed that lawsuit...We're getting money for that tobacco lawsuit so that our seniors can ha
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:42

Alabama fans light up victory cigars following latest win over Tennessee; send us your photos

Cigar smoke filled the Knoxville air outside Neyland Stadium after the Alabama Crimson Tide defeated Tennessee 34-20 in Knoxville Saturday evening.
added Nov 2, 2014 09:51

[Alabama] DAVIDSON: Montgomery needs a smoke-free ordinance

A new study suggests that Alabama is one of 10 states where people are most likely to smoke themselves to death. I know this because I see it every day. As a medical oncologist, I diagnose and treat hundreds ... All of this, and Alabama is one of only 15
Montgomery (AL) Advertiser
added Oct 31, 2014 19:12
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