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[Texas] As Statewide Smoking Ban Stalls, Cities Go It Alone

Now, McKee reluctantly acknowledges a change of heart. “I’m glad it happened, I guess,” he said last week. “Everybody says it smells so much better. It hurts the business in the morning time with the coffee and the smokers, but the rest of the day, ever
The Texas Tribune
added Dec 20, 2014 14:06
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Texas Once Again to Consider a Statewide Smoking Ban

It will be the fifth legislative session in a row in which such a measure has been proposed. More than 100 Texas cities — encompassing nearly half of the state population — have moved on their own, enacting some sort of ban on smoking in public places in
New York Times
added Dec 19, 2014 02:25
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[Texas] RAGLAND: The great, smoke-free outdoors

If smoking is a genuine public health threat, and the city’s already banning it in most enclosed public spaces, why do we tolerate it in parks where young kids come to play? We shouldn’t. Not when we know the dangers of secondhand smoke. Not when we’re
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 19, 2014 12:36
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[Texas] Editorial: Thanks for kick-start to ban smoking in Dallas parks

What are these city spaces for, if not promoting good health? Allowing tobacco use in the very places most frequented by the city’s youngest residents sends a dangerous mixed message. So, thanks, Dallas Park and Recreation Board, for voting unanimously
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:44
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[Texas] Houston employers struggle with how to handle e-cigarettes in the workplace

E-cigarettes present a challenge for employers because of how much is unknown. Should it be treated as a traditional cigarette, in which employees can only smoke outside? Can employees smoke them at their cubicles? If employees do allow it at the office,
Houston (TX) Business Journal
added Nov 14, 2014 17:32
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[Texas] The oldest living US veteran, age 108, credits drinking whiskey and smoking a dozen cigars every day for his long life

Richard Overton served in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945 He turned 108 this year He credits cigars, whiskey and 'staying out of trouble' for living so long
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 02:11
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[Texas] Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

ton smokes cigars daily, too. “I’m smoking one now,” he said from Austin. Indeed, Overton hasn’t slowed down much and remains sharp.
The Washington Post
added Nov 13, 2014 02:05
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[Texas] AMA Says Yes to Super PAC and Mulls Unionization

interim meeting of its House of Delegates....approved a resolution calling for regulations to set 18 as the minimum age for buying e-cigarettes, to put marketing restrictions on e-cigarette makers, and to prohibit claims that e-cigarettes help people qui
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2014 10:58
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[Texas] GRIGSBY: Banning smoking in Dallas parks and trails is a no-brainer

This change shouldn’t cause a lot of hang-wringing over at City Hall. Again, the surprise is that we haven’t already taken such a stand. According to the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, 990 communities have specified that their city parks be smoke
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Nov 11, 2014 13:42
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[Texas] Bedford joining the no-smoking-in-restaurants club

City Council members recently voted to ban smoking and the use of other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes in restaurants unless over 50 percent of the establishment’s annual revenue comes from alcohol sales. Smoking is already prohibited in stores,
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Nov 10, 2014 15:59
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