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[Texas] City of San Antonio encourages Fiesta San Antonio attendees to enjoy a green, fit and friendly celebration

a smoking ban along Fiesta routes was initiated three years ago. The smoking ban prohibits smoking in areas with public right-of-ways along streets, sidewalks, and the San Antonio River during three Fiesta parades: Texas Cavaliers' River Parade, Fiesta B
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2014 15:27

[Texas] City of Bedford Bans E-Cigarettes in Non-Smoking Areas

The City of Bedford will be enforcing a new policy that will reduce the number of locations where the public can use e-cigarettes. The Bedford City Council approved an ordinance that will ban the use of e-cigarettes in locations where smoking is already
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Apr 11, 2014 12:05
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[Texas] In Houston, Bush 41 Greets Obama, Who Later Assails G.O.P.

The president went from the airport to a pair of high-dollar fund-raisers ... The larger of the two was at the home of John Eddie Williams Jr., a prominent personal injury trial lawyer who won a landmark case against the tobacco industry in the 1990s
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2014 09:33

East Texas woman claims e-cigarettes made her sick

But, just days after switching to e-cigarettes, Debbie said she began to wonder about the product's safety. "I started feeling really kind of jittery," Hendrix said. "And once I started feeling real jittery me and my husband went to town to eat and I got
KLTV ABC 7 (Tyler, TX)
added Apr 9, 2014 15:12

[Texas] Grace period ending for Paris' smoking ordinance

grace period for the city of Paris' new smoking ordinance is coming to an end, and Paris Police wants to get the word out now before violators have to pay a fine. Police Chief Bob Hundley says officers are giving out warnings until the 30- day grace peri
KXII (Sherman, TX/Ardmore, OK)
added Apr 9, 2014 07:09

[Texas] Georgetown City Council bans e-cigarettes in public places

City Council voted on Tuesday evening to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places as well as prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. According to Keith Hutchison, spokesperson for the City of Georgetown, starting April 23, e-cigarettes
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Apr 9, 2014 07:00

[Texas] 'Vapor' shops proliferate as smokers turn to e-cigs

But, by the time Vapor Junction opened on March 14, it was one of at least nine similar stores scattered throughout the community. “We introduced the product into the tobacco stores (years ago). We were having a lot of success in 2008 and 2009 selling th
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Apr 6, 2014 09:10

[Texas] Administrators, students grapple with e-cigarettes

Without a clear policy, TCC police, faculty and other college officials are forced to deal on their own with how to regulate the use of these products in the classrooms and hallways. Several schools in the area have already banned them, such as the Univ
The Collegian (Tarrant County (TX) College)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:42

[Texas] E-cigarette debate reaches McLennan County

Woodway is ridding its city campuses of any tobacco products, and that includes electronic cigarettes or “vaporizers,” City Manager Yost Zakhary said. Zakhary said the city stopped hiring tobacco users in mid-February and all its campuses will become tob
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Mar 30, 2014 19:29

[Texas] Georgetown smoking ban amended to include use of electronic vaping devices

At its March 25 meeting City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would add EVDs into the city’s smoking ordinance. “Because it is new technology there is very limited testing as to the serious health issues that may or may not be ther
Community Impact Newspaper
added Mar 26, 2014 12:29
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