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[Texas] Houston researchers seek gay smokers for study

A new LGB smoking study at the University of Houston is underway and researchers are seeking participants, Project Q Houston reports. Scientists behind Project FRESH AIR (Focused Research to Enhance Social Health Among individuals in the Rainbow) are hop
Washington (DC) Blade
added Jun 26, 2015 21:26

[Texas] Waco delays vote on smoking ban as debate smolders

City Council on Tuesday postponed until next month a comprehensive smoking ban, but still got an earful from dozens of both advocates and opponents of the proposal. The proposed “smoke-free” ordinance would snuff out smoking in workplaces and enclosed pub
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 20, 2015 19:33

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free Waco is terrific goal, but consider local businesses’ investments as well

City Council should be resourceful in how it does so, offering a decent grace period that allows businesses time to adjust or grandfathering those businesses that adapted earlier till they sell, renovate, move or, best of all, get with the program, if onl
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 16, 2015 06:24

[Texas] Complete Waco smoking ban would target bars, restaurants, workplaces

A comprehensive ban on smoking inside bars, restaurants and other public spaces and workplaces goes before the Waco City Council for a vote Tuesday. The “smoke-free” ordinance proposed by the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District board would erase
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 13, 2015 20:46

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

[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

[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

[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

[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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