Headlines Tagged with Texas — 5,098 headlines found
it makes sense. When Brazoria City Council voted last week to allow smoking in the police department’s interrogation room, it would have been easy for folks who are against the unhealthy habit, and the second-hand smoke it creates, to protest.
Mar 18, 2015 The Facts (Clute, TX)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:23
took the first of two required votes to define “vaping” as smoking under the city’s smoking ordinance, over the objections of e-cigarette retailers who said it is an entirely different thing. By a 6-0 vote, the council amended the smoking ordinance to tr
Mar 18, 2015 Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Mar 18, 2015 14:47
[Texas] EDITORIAL: Apply smoking ordinance to e-cigarettes, but wait for research to dictate further
we do agree that this smoking product should at the very least fall under the same rules now applied to cigarette smokers. It’s also enough cause for concern that youths should have no more access to e-cigarettes than they would for conventional cigarette
Mar 17, 2015 Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Mar 17, 2015 15:05
[Texas] Man sues e-cigarette store for $1million after batteries explode in his cargo shorts and give him second degree burns on his crotch
David Powell, of Arlington, is seeking a minimum of $1million after receiving first and second degree burns from the incident that occurred while he was playing kickball at his daughter's birthday party. The two lithium-ion batteries Mr Powell bought fro
Mar 12, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:29
Members of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted Wednesday to bar minors from purchasing e-cigarettes. “Today’s vote puts Texas one step closer to joining the 41 other states that already prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes or vapi
Feb 25, 2015 Dallas Morning News blogs
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
But a grandfather clause in the new law exempts several existing business from the ban. The 6-3 vote to pass it prompted abrupt resignations from city health board members and rebukes from advocates who have spent months pushing for a total, immediate ba
Feb 21, 2015 Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55
The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso will seek to create safer and healthier environments by making all of its public housing smoke-free, according to a new policy that the authority's commissioners adopted.
Feb 22, 2015 El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:46
selling e-cigarettes to inmates to boost revenue and snuff out a major contraband problem. Rusk County this past week joined the ranks of Texas lockups offering the devices. The Titus County jail pioneered the practiced some two years ago.
Feb 22, 2015 Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:30
have passed a 6 to 3 vote approving an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public places in the city except for 8 restaurants and 1 bingo parlor....The chairmen of the city’s Board of Health along with 2 other colleagues resigned immediately as a resu
Feb 20, 2015 CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Feb 21, 2015 10:23
After months of debate and failed proposals to update a partial ban that passed in 2006, the council is poised to make a decision on a law that would outlaw smoking in nearly all remaining public spaces — eventually.
Feb 19, 2015 Dallas Morning News
added Feb 19, 2015 11:33