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Texas Gets Failing Grade for Lack of Tobacco-Control Laws, Programs

"Texas did fail in all four categories," she said. "The one thing I want to point out about Texas is, it does not have a comprehensive statewide law. So, Texas is one of 22 states that has yet to fully protect citizens from secondhand smoke."
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:39
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[Texas] Proposed federal regulations may mean the end for vape smoke shops

Blankenship owns Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop in Lubbock and Amarillo, where he sells several electronic vapor products. But those products might end up being the reason he’ll have to go out of business if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has its way.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 3, 2016 00:59
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[Texas] Students Propose Clean Indoor Air Ordinance

The Ingleside High School Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) await the next step after presenting the mayor and council at the city council meeting on Jan. 12 a presentation trying to pass a clean indoor air ordinance in the city of Ingleside.
Aransas Pass (TX) Progress
added Jan 21, 2016 15:40
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[Texas] E-cigarette study shows worrisome trend among youth ($$)

The troubling news regarding e-cigarettes keeps coming, most recently with reports of their allure to middle and high school students. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Tuesday found a considerable uptick in the number of youth
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Jan 8, 2016 20:55
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: To our good health

the science behind the effects of secondhand smoke on non-smokers is settled. And while some citizens will quietly protest the New Year’s Day implementation of a city ordinance banning smoking in local bars, restaurants and other enclosed spaces, it’s tim
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Dec 29, 2015 15:44
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[Texas] Sounding Off: Dallas-area readers generally agree with a proposed ordinance to ban smoking in parks

What do you think of the proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in Dallas’ parks and along its trails? W. Paul Radman, North Dallas: Why would the council want to destroy the beauty of cigarette butts along the paths and grass of the parks?
Dallas Morning News
added Dec 25, 2015 23:59
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Sandra Bland’s Family Calls for Criminal Charges Against Texas Trooper

Footage of Ms. Bland’s traffic stop showed that it escalated when Trooper Encinia asked Ms. Bland to extinguish a cigarette.... Trooper Encinia’s report did not mention the dispute over the cigarette or his threat to use a stun gun.
New York Times
added Dec 24, 2015 14:43
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[Texas] E-cigarette liquid poisoning rises in Harris County children ($$)

Colorful liquids could be fatal to children, adults if they are ingested, physician says
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Dec 22, 2015 05:27
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[Texas] Debates About E-Cigarettes Continue

He tells us a main reason e-cigarettes are even compared to tobacco products is because they contain liquid nicotine, but not much. "We just ran a survey locally and across the U.S.," Blankenship said. "The majority of the respondents in that survey are
KCIT-TV Fox14 / KCPN-LP kcpn33 (Amarillo, TX)
added Dec 18, 2015 19:51
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Texas Asks State Justices To Revive 'Small Tobacco' Tax ($$)

told the state Supreme Court that it has a rational basis for imposing a cigarette tax only on “Small Tobacco” companies that weren’t part of a landmark 1998 settlement with “Big Tobacco” and argued the tax should be revived.
Law360
added Dec 9, 2015 20:07
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