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[Texas] Colleges outlawing smoking on campus

As of Oct. 1, there are at least 1,478 completely smoke-free campuses ... Sophia Chapman, director of the Office of Student Conduct at Texas Tech, said Tech is not currently on the way to becoming a smoke-free campus, but the university does have operatin
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:09

[Texas] City Council may implement tobacco surcharge for employees on medical plan

If proposed amendments are approved by City Council members Tuesday evening, employees enrolled in the city’s medical plan that are not “tobacco-free” will have to pay an extra $50 with their monthly premium starting Jan. 1, 2016.
Huntsville (TX) Item
added Oct 6, 2014 17:25

[Texas] Ingleside High School sophomore plans public smoking ban petition

Sophomore Carlos Vela, 15, was appointed last week by the Texas School Safety Center as one of 20 teen ambassadors for their statewide tobacco prevention program Say What!, an acronym for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco. He said h
Aransas Pass (TX) Progress
added Oct 2, 2014 09:05

[Texas] Smokers were seen at FallsFest despite a new ordinance desinged to ban smoking at parks ($$)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas - FallsFest has come and gone for another year, but for some people, lack of ordinance enforcement left a bad taste in their mouths — because of smoking.
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Oct 1, 2014 09:01

Texas Business Group on Health Reports on Employers' Tobacco Policies

Survey indicates employers are prepared for the Affordable Care Act's tobacco cessation rules
PR Newswire
added Sep 24, 2014 11:02

[Texas] KHS students work to clear Kilgore's air

The senior and sophomore, respectfully, are the first two from KHS to participate in the state-wide Say What! movement... According to the Say What! website, the program was developed by Texas youth and stands for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard A
Kilgore (TX) News Herald
added Sep 20, 2014 22:45

[Texas] VIDEO: Electronic cigarettes no longer allowed in classrooms

Do you vape? New UT Tyler legislation prevents vaping in classrooms and requires everyone who is vaping to be at least 25 feet from entrances.
Patriot Talon (University of Texas at Tyler)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:22

[Texas] Citywide smoking ban takes effect in Waxahachie

A citywide ban on smoking in public places went into effect today in Waxahachie. The City Council approved the ban last month to cut down on secondhand smoke in public places and places and the workplace.
Dallas Morning News
added Sep 18, 2014 18:22

[Texas] City smoking ban goes into effect

Waxahachie provided a Frequently Asked Questions for residents and business owners to explain the ordinance passed by the city council on Aug. 18.
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Sep 18, 2014 17:57
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[Texas] College Station City Council approves restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

Minors in College Station will not be able to own, purchase or use e-cigarettes after Sept. 22 because of an ordinance change passed by the College Station City Council on Thursday night.
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2014 17:42
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