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[Texas] Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban

A public health organization is working to amend Austin's smoking ordinance to restrict vaping anywhere smoking is forbidden and prohibit cigarette smoking on patios of restaurants and bars. The initiative comes courtesy of Central Health, a taxpayer-fi
Austin (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 22, 2016 01:59

[Texas] Beaumont man severely burned when vaporizer ignites in his pocket

is recovering from 2nd and 3rd burns after his vaporizer blew up in his pocket while he was at work Thursday afternoon. Ian Littlepage, 25, considers himself lucky. He was working in Sulphur, Louisiana, when he saw smoke coming out of his pocket and wen
KBMT 12 (Beaumont, TX)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:57

[Texas] VIDEO: Lawsuit filed against Tobacco Junction store owner

A tobacco store owner who was busted for selling synthetic marijuana, is in bigger trouble. The State of Texas has stepped in and filed a lawsuit against Tobacco Junction owner Abdul Shakir Memon.
KRIS Channel 6 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Jul 6, 2016 02:03

[Texas] UTPB going tobacco free

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is going smoke and tobacco free starting in August. The policy, which starts Aug. 1, prohibits use of tobacco, as well as smoking or use of any smoking device by students, faculty, staff and visitors at all ti
Odessa (TX) American
added Jul 1, 2016 18:58

[Texas] E-cigarettes 'ARE a gateway to smoking for young people - AND their use is linked to a greater risk of alcohol abuse'

A new study has shown that e-cigarette use among college students increases the likelihood they will become heavy drinkers. Furthermore, it found male college students are more likely to use the devices
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:54

[Texas] Officials: Secondhand smoke still a concern

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's report on the potentially hazardous effects of secondhand smoke....Abilene adopted a smoking ordinance following a November 2006 election to determine whether voters supported a smoking
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57

[South Carolina, Texas] WorldVentures Employees to Breathe Easy, Company Announces Tobacco-Free Workplace Starting July 18

ranked 25 Healthiest Employers in North Texas as named by the Dallas Business Journal and Healthiest Employers... Employees will no longer be able to use any traditional, vapor or chewing tobacco products at any of the three U.S. buildings (two in Plano,
PR Newswire
added Jun 25, 2016 15:46

[Texas] City to fully enforce smoking ban

On June 16, 2014, the city council approved a ban on smoking of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in enclosed establishments in the city. They grandfathered 70 businesses that previously allowed smoking or had a designated smoking area for two y
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Jun 17, 2016 21:30

[Texas] Wichita Falls Smoking Ban Grace Period Ends Today, All Bars and Restaurants Will be Smoke-Free on Friday

Credit: Jacklynn York Friday (6/17) marks the end of the two-year grace period of the Wichita Falls smoking ban and all bars and restaurants in the city will be smoke-free. City councilors voted the approval of the smoking ban in 2014 with the amendment
KWFS Newstalk 1290 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Jun 17, 2016 02:40

[Texas] Nederland passes smoking ban at city parks and facilities

Smoking and electronic vaping will be prohibited in Nederland city parks and park facilities. The Nederland City Council approved the ordinance at their regular meeting on June 13 after some amending was done. City Manager Chris Duque said approving the
Port Arthur (TX) News
added Jun 16, 2016 13:48
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