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[Texas] Sounding Off: Plano-area readers tell us whether cities should regulate smoking in public places

Should cities ban or regulate smoking in public places such as restaurants and bars?
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38
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Sixth Annual Texas Cigar Festival Sold Out In 90 Seconds To Record Attendance

Houston-Based Serious Cigars To Host Popular Event With 30 Top Manufacturers And Sellout Crowd
PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:47
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[Texas] Take a Deep Breath if You Want to Try Competitive Vaping

Using e-cigarettes, contestants vie to create biggest ‘clouds’; sponsors, cash prizes Contests called ‘cloud competitions’ are being held across the U.S., where vapers try to blow the biggest cloud.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 22, 2015 09:40
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[Texas] Wylie City Council rejects stricter anti-smoking rules

Council member Nathan Scott proposed a discussion on the city’s smoking ordinance, calling it a public health issue, but the proposition was defeated when several city officials and residents questioned why stricter regulations were needed. Opponents ar
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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[Texas] Waco: Council Restricts E-Cigarette Use

amends the smoking regulations of the Waco Code of Ordinances so that electronic smoking devices will be treated the same as tobacco products, which means they may not be used in grocery stores, restaurants, movie theaters or other public places.
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21
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[Texas] Wylie officials discuss role of government in failed push for stricter smoking .

A recent push for stricter regulations in Wylie that would prohibit smoking in restaurants failed — even as officials noted the city lagged behind others in Collin County on the issue. The debate at a March 24 meeting came down to a political philosophy
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 10, 2015 17:28
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[Texas] CVS Health Foundation $5 Million Community Health Investment Improves Access, Affordability

55 new grant recipients ... School-Based Health Alliance Project Vida (El Paso, TX), in support of smoking cessation programs for youth and adults...Dr. James Gabbard Memorial Health Clinic (Corpus Christi, TX), in support of a smoking cessation study
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2015 19:50
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[Texas] Lawmakers fume over e-cig sales

– Peddlers of electronic cigarettes may claim their products only release harmless vapors, but a number of lawmakers are unconvinced and now working to quench sales to young people. Texas is one of nine states that don't limit sales of e-cigarettes to you
Jacksonville (TX) Progress
added Apr 2, 2015 13:42
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEWPOINT: Brazoria move to allow smoking during interrogation makes sense

it makes sense. When Brazoria City Council voted last week to allow smoking in the police department’s interrogation room, it would have been easy for folks who are against the unhealthy habit, and the second-hand smoke it creates, to protest.
The Facts (Clute, TX)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:23
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[Texas] Waco council votes to regulate e-cig ‘vaping’ as smoking

took the first of two required votes to define “vaping” as smoking under the city’s smoking ordinance, over the objections of e-cigarette retailers who said it is an entirely different thing. By a 6-0 vote, the council amended the smoking ordinance to tr
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Mar 18, 2015 14:47
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