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"Local communities should continue to control smoking in public. State legislatures should assume responsibility for ensuring smoke-free areas. Any preemptive tobacco laws should be repealed by public demand."

American Medical Association
Journal of the American Medical Association, July 19, 1995

Alabama

Communities in Alabama are taking good advantage of their local control by enacting strong, 100% smokefree air laws, including Auburn, Bayou La Batre, Birmingham, Decatur, Orange Beach, and Talladega.

Learn how you can get involved in smokefree efforts in your area or around the state, by visiting Tobacco Free Alabama.


Alabama law does not preempt the passage of local smokefree laws. Read more about current tobacco-related legislation in Alabama.

Current tobacco-related statistics are available from the Centers for Disease Control's Tobacco Control State Highlights, 2010.

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