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"The tobacco industry clearly recognizes preemption as their best tactic against tobacco control. We know this through their behavior and through recently leaked internal documents... The only answer is NO PREEMPTION, ever. There's never a benefit to the public from preemption, and there's always a cost."

Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights
UPDATE, Winter 1992

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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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