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Senate sends to governor bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors in Texas

Hinojosa said a large number of minors in Texas now use e-cigarettes, which has become a “training device” for later use of regular tobacco products. Further, he said, many youths use e-cigarettes to inhale various illegal drugs. Sen. Don Huffines, R-Da
Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 20, 2015 11:58
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[Texas] House Advances E-Cigarette Ban for Minors

House members voted 123-20 in favor of a proposal by state Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, that extends current restrictions on tobacco products to e-cigarettes. Texas retailers are banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to customers y
The Texas Tribune
added May 13, 2015 23:34
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[Texas] Del Mar College board approves smoking ban

Regents unanimously approved a ban on all tobacco products on campus effective in the fall semester. "We are hoping that after the ban is put into place Del Mar will no longer focus (solely) on academics, but also encompass the mind, body and soul of our
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added May 13, 2015 14:07
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[Texas] Gregg County allots $20K from tobacco fund

Nine local health initiatives are collectively $20,000 wealthier today after Gregg County commissioners approved an annual distribution of tobacco fund dollars Monday. Discussion during the meeting also revealed the county might be able to increase how
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added May 13, 2015 10:01
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[Texas] VIDEO: 109-year-old World War II Vet: 'I smoke at least 12 Tampa Sweet cigars a day'

he still enjoys his whiskey and 12 cigars a day! He’s been smoking since the age of 18 and says he has over $100 worth of cigars now.
WTKR: NewsChannel 3 (Norfolk, VA)
added May 12, 2015 00:26
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[Texas] Bar owners: Ban made in smoke-filled room

Signs posted in Harvey's Tavern read "City Council took away your right to smoke" Thursday. A heated discussion at Omar's Bar began when the ban was mentioned. "If you don't like smoke, stay out of the bar," said Jerry Huggins, one of the patrons.
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added May 5, 2015 10:02
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These Texas cities won't let residents smoke in restaurants or bars

Seeing it as unnecessary government intrusion, Texas lawmakers don't want to pass a ban on smoking in public places. But these cities have enacted comprehensive bans that prohibit smoking in public workplaces, bars and restaurants.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Apr 28, 2015 13:21
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[Texas] Sounding Off: Plano-area readers tell us whether cities should regulate smoking in public places

Should cities ban or regulate smoking in public places such as restaurants and bars?
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38
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Sixth Annual Texas Cigar Festival Sold Out In 90 Seconds To Record Attendance

Houston-Based Serious Cigars To Host Popular Event With 30 Top Manufacturers And Sellout Crowd
PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:47
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[Texas] Take a Deep Breath if You Want to Try Competitive Vaping

Using e-cigarettes, contestants vie to create biggest ‘clouds’; sponsors, cash prizes Contests called ‘cloud competitions’ are being held across the U.S., where vapers try to blow the biggest cloud.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 22, 2015 09:40
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