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[Texas] Tobacco plant may 'save lives' in new flu vaccine trial, Austin researchers say

TEKTON Research in Austin is testing a vaccine...using a plant many people might not associate with health benefits: tobacco...this trial vaccine would make proteins in a tobacco plant. It would tell your immune system that something is wrong, and it nee
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:46
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[Texas] No smoking in La Feria?

City leaders are scheduled to hold a public hearing today at city hall to determine whether or not to ban smoking in all indoor work places within the city. If approved, the ban would prohibit smoking in most public buildings in the city. Violators of the
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:17
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[Texas] Court delivers blow to City's smoking ban

Norred, who represents the Coalition, which is made up of a group of bar, tavern and pool hall owners in Arlington. With the ruling, Norred and the Coalition are hoping to uncover how the bingo parlors and fraternity organizations obtained a favored stat
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Aug 30, 2017 04:36
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No guns, no smoking: Storm shelter Texas-style

No guns, no pets, no smoking: these are the rules at the Red Cross shelter in Winnie, Texas. Yet as super storm Harvey forces more and more Americans to flee their homes, few are complaining.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 30, 2017 01:44
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[Texas] Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, young adult, and adult users [FREE FULL TEXT]

Restricting the range of e-cigarette flavors (e.g., eliminating sweet flavors, like fruit and candy) may benefit youth and young adult prevention efforts. However, it is unclear what impact this change would have on adult smoking cessation.
Preventive Medicine Reports
added Aug 18, 2017 03:10
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[Texas] City decides where you can smoke

SAN BENITO — Smokers won’t be allowed to light up in the city’s bars and pool halls — but they won’t be far away. Last night, city commissioners approved an ordinance restricting cigarette smoking in buildings such as businesses and restaurants. Mayor Be
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:31
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[Texas] Robinson: Council toughens smoking ordinance

Councilmembers in Robinson at a recent meeting toughened the city's ban on smoking at certain venues, including some outdoors....The new ordinance bans smoking in restaurants and bars and all buildings owned by the city, plus it expands the ban outside to
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:09
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[Texas] No Smoking? City ordinance would ban smoking in all public areas

San Benito could soon become a completely smoke free city. The City held a public hearing this past Tuesday in regards to a proposed Ordinance that would prohibit the smoking of tobacco and electronic smoking in certain enclosed and non-enclosed areas wi
San Benito (TX) News
added Aug 4, 2017 01:03
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[Texas] Father is brutally beaten by a gang of youths after asking them to stop smoking marijuana on a Dallas train

This is the shocking moment a 44-year-old father was beaten by a gang of youngsters on board a Dallas train after asking them to stop smoking marijuana. Kennan Jones was attacked by the group on Sunday as they rode towards Deep Ellum in Dallas, Texas.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 3, 2017 14:52
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[Texas] Where will you be able to smoke in San Benito?

After hearing residents speak up, city commissioners are considering whether to approve an ordinance restricting cigarette smoking, scrap it or amend it. On Aug. 15, commissioners are expected to decide the fate of the ordinance proposed by the American
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 3, 2017 09:28
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