The Center for Study of Tobacco and Society

Alabama State Headlines on Smoking

This collection is composed of newspaper headlines from Alabama newspapers about politics in Alabama surrounding tobacco, alcohol and gambling laws; anti-smoking movements and events in Alabama; general health information, health rankings, and health statistics for Alabama; advertisements and photos depicting tobacco and alcohol; and the Winston Cup and other racing events at Talledega Superspeedway.

Sources of publications include The Birmingham News, The  Tuscaloosa News, The Huntsville Times, The  Mobile Register, The Crimson White, and Tuscaloosa Magazine. National publications include USA Today, The New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Headlines date from 1998-2012.

Below are selections from our database on a variety of topics, click the title of each story to view them on Omeka.
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States Cut Funding for Tobacco Prevention

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Michael Felberbaum
Associated Press
Tuscaloosa News
December 9, 2009

State Fails in Tobacco Prevention Programs

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Vivi Abrams
The Birmingham News
Janaury 7, 2003

State Gets Dismal Marks in Efforts to Combat Cancer

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Stan Diel
Birmingham News
August 5, 2010

Cigarette Tax to Help Boost Budget

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David White
The Birmingham News
May 18, 2004

House Votes to Raise Cigarette Tax

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Bob Johnson
Huntsville Times
April 15, 2004

Tobacco Tax Could Reduce Smoking

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Wayne Grayson
Tuscaloosa News
March 31, 2009

City Weighs a Broad Ban on Smoking

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Dave Parks and Benjamin Niolet
The Birmingham News
July 14, 2002

Most Back a Smoking Ban

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Greg Garrison
Birmingham News
August 18, 2011

40 Years After Report, Tobacco Still Ravaging Lives

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Alan Blum, Eric Solberg, and Howard Wolinsky
Birmingham News
January 18, 2004