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[Texas] Flavored cigars replacing cigarettes in popularity among teens

Now, after the federal ban on flavored cigarettes four years ago, flavored cigars are now all the rage, especially among younger smokers. "One thing that the cigarette company learned long ago is the earlier you can get someone hooked on your product, th
KLTV ABC 7 (Tyler, TX)
added Sep 23, 2013 13:01
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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
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[Texas] E-Cigarettes may be hazardous to your health

Millions of Americans have used electronic cigarettes. Advocates say they're a safe and effective alternative to cigarettes, but as Susan McGinnis reports, the Food and Drug Administration says e-cigarettes may be hazardous to your health.
KYTX-TV - CBS19 & MYTX (Tyler, TX)
added Jul 7, 2012 17:51
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[Texas] Ban of e-cigarette sale to minors advances in Senate

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
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Mar 1, 2015 12:40
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[Texas] Sale of e-cigarettes to Texans under 18 will be a crime

They come in flavors as sugary sweet as kids’ cereal and as tempting as pizza and popcorn. But starting Oct. 1, the nicotine-laced vapor of e-cigarettes will be legally off-limits for Texans younger than 18.
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 30, 2015 23:40
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[New York, Oregon, Texas, Washington] Take Action

New York Advocates to Legislators: Show us the money! The 2012 "Broken Promise to Our Children" report shows that New York spends less than 1% of the $2.3 billion in revenue New York is projected to receive from tobacco taxes and the tobacco settlement
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 6, 2012 11:45
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[Mexico, Texas] As Senate and House Lawmakers Slog Through FDA Appropriations Bills, FDA’s To-Do List Grows

House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations... is encouraged that FDA has provided options for a way forward on distinguishing between premium cigars and other tobacco products...understands that nearly one in four packs of cigarettes consumed in
FDA Law Blog (Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.)
added May 30, 2014 02:44
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[Texas] LETTER: E-cigarettes is topic of conversation for inmates

I am currently incarcerated at the Victoria County Jail, and the topic of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco or nicotine products is of great interest to many inmates and is often discussed here. Most of us can understand why smoking cigarettes isn't al
Victoria (TX) Advocate
added Sep 5, 2015 18:21
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As a Favor to Big Tobacco, Texas Taxes Just the Little Guys

Texas enacted an unconstitutional law that subjects only small tobacco companies to a tax of 55 cents per pack, the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition claims in court. The coalition sued General Greg Abbott and Comptroller Susan Combs, in Travis County C
Courthouse News
added Jul 19, 2013 11:17
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Texas legislative briefs: Bill to extend cigarette tax to all manufacturers heads to governor ($$)

A measure to apply cigarette taxes for future health costs to all manufacturers won final approval in the House on Monday and is on its way to Gov. Rick Perry's desk.
Dallas Morning News
added May 24, 2013 05:26
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