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"Target: "Eliminate laws that preempt stronger tobacco control laws...Retain year 2000 target" to "[r]educe to 0 the number of States that have clean indoor air laws preempting stronger clean indoor air laws on the local level."

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy People 2010 Objectives, November 2000

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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