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[Texas] EDITORIAL: A new smoking ban won’t solve these problems

Protecting the nonsmoking public from secondhand tobacco smoke, a stellar motive, isn't the motive. The desired outcome is to deter loitering outside City Hall by people who aren't there to conduct City Hall-related business.
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added Sep 22, 2015 11:14

[Texas] Cinciripini, Scott: Smoke, smoke that cigarette - and die!

Houston has an opportunity to lead the way in the fight against tobacco. How? Through taking part in the "Houston Boots Smoking" campaign. This city-wide initiative, with more than 40 health, wellness and corporate partners, is dedicated to empowering a
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Sep 21, 2015 09:35

[Texas] Pee Dee farmers sticking with tobacco

Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added Sep 19, 2015 18:23

[Texas] LETTER: E-cigarettes is topic of conversation for inmates

I am currently incarcerated at the Victoria County Jail, and the topic of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco or nicotine products is of great interest to many inmates and is often discussed here. Most of us can understand why smoking cigarettes isn't al
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Sep 5, 2015 18:21

[Texas] DeSoto adopts clean air ordinance

Mayor Carl Sherman and the DeSoto City Council tonight voted to adopt a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance that will protect all workers and the public from the proven dangers of secondhand smoke. The ordinance helps amplify the significant progress and m
Focus Daily News (DeSoto, TX)
added Sep 4, 2015 23:37

[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44

[Texas] Sale of e-cigarettes to Texans under 18 will be a crime

They come in flavors as sugary sweet as kids’ cereal and as tempting as pizza and popcorn. But starting Oct. 1, the nicotine-laced vapor of e-cigarettes will be legally off-limits for Texans younger than 18.
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 30, 2015 23:40

[Texas] Pro-Con: Should Port Lavaca ban smoking, vaping indoors?

A city ordinance banning smoking and vaping in public buildings has gathered opposition from business owners. The ordinance went into effect in April, but opponents collected signatures of 204 registered voters to bring the issue back to council. The ban
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Aug 17, 2015 09:26

Rural areas of East Texas have highest smoking rate in Texas

there is a disproportionate burden of tobacco use and tobacco-related illness in rural areas. In rural America, people are more likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke, and less likely to have access to a cessation program. In addition, smokeless tobacco
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Aug 3, 2015 02:31

[Texas] VIDEO: 'The View' Crew Defends Elisabeth Hasselbeck Over Sandra Bland Cigarette Question

Hasselbeck pondered whether Bland’s cigarette could have been used a weapon against the arresting officer, prompting many to brand Hasselbeck, known as a conservative voice on “The View,” as racist. Goldberg was quick to dispel that notion, contending th
added Jul 30, 2015 05:42
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