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New report shows Texas is lagging in tobacco prevention, Amarillo surging ahead

The report called How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality states Texas is falling behind in tobacco prevention. It reports that Texas has had little to no tax increase in the past 6
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:03
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[Texas] Council approves citywide smoke free ordinance, 4-1

City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting smoking in work places and public places Monday. The ordinance passed in a 4-1 vote. The ordinance prohibits smoking inside of most businesses, public buildings, city- owned facilities, nursing homes, within
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Aug 20, 2014 09:40
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'Small Tobacco' Tax in Texas Dealt a Major Blow

The 55-cents-per-pack fee that Texas imposes on smaller tobacco manufacturers is an unconstitutional tax, an appeals court ruled. House Bill 3525, which Texas lawmakers approved in 2013, levied fees on tobacco companies that did not participate in th
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 05:43
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[Texas] Outdoor Smokers May Still Sicken Kids with Thirdhand Smoke

While parents might think smoking outside the home is a smart idea, new research suggests it might not do much good in protecting the health of children, especially infants.
NEWS92FM (Houston, TX)
added Aug 15, 2014 12:13
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[Texas] City Council bans smoking of any kind in city parks

Members of the Frisco city council and Mayor Maher Maso voted to prohibit smoking at the previous council meeting, as defined by city ordinance, of all materials in public parks.
Frisco (TX) Enterprise
added Aug 11, 2014 14:59
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[Texas] Letter: A single mom tells her smoke-related story

When I got home from work, I had to change clothes in the garage and shower because my son was highly allergic to the smoke on my clothes. So to answer their question, that’s what kind of single mom, or single parent, who works in a bar. One who is wil
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Aug 10, 2014 17:54
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[Australia, UK, Texas] LETTERS: The Government should not delay on introducing plain packaging

"Texas Tech" ...major sponsor appears to be the US oil co Phillips 66... Phillips 66 were sent a warning letter by the US Food and Drugs.../ "Why would a so-called professor at an obscure Texas tech college bother to write to an English paper on such a ma
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 8, 2014 16:18
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[Texas] Frisco bans smoking, e-cigarettes in city parks

Frisco is snuffing out smoking at all city parks after a split vote on Tuesday. The Frisco City Council voted 3-2 to tighten its smoking ordinance to better protect the health of its residents. The ordinance includes a ban not only on smoking but also on
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 6, 2014 00:44
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[Texas] Frisco to Consider Banning Tobacco in Public Parks

Frisco City Council Tuesday is expected to consider banning smoking and the possession of tobacco products from all city parks.
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 5, 2014 18:28
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[Texas] Pro: E-cigarettes bother others, present unknown risks (w/video)

Carla Rackley said there is no way she'd dine at a restaurant that allowed smoking - including e-cigarettes. "It may not be the same hazards of cigarettes," Rackley, 54, of Victoria, said, "but we shouldn't be subjected to unhealthy things if we don't k
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Aug 5, 2014 06:48
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