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[Texas] Housing authorities across state eye no-smoking policies ($$)

Texas housing authorities are progressively moving toward no-smoking policies in buildings
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added Apr 1, 2013 09:04
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Push to make Texas workplaces smoke free

Legislation filed by State Rep. Myra Crownover, R-Denton, proposes a smoke-free workplace law in Texas.
Austin Business Journal
added Mar 12, 2013 13:19
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Texas Talks Tobacco Buying Age

An attempt to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21 is floating around the Texas legislature in an effort to curtail teen smoking rates.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 4, 2013 06:52
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Texas 'Small Tobacco' Tax Beats Constitutional Challenge ($$)

rejected argument by the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition that a state law imposing steeper tax burdens on tobacco companies that did not settle a lawsuit violates the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
Law360
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56
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[Texas] Bars celebrate smoking ban ordinance amendment

said their business increased immediately after a smoking ban was amended by the Port Arthur City Council on May 31....“It’s been night and day,” Childs said. “We had 20 people in here on Tuesday night celebrating. They heard the news through messaging an
Port Arthur (TX) News
added Jun 4, 2016 12:25
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[Texas] Sounding Off: Plano-area readers tell us whether cities should regulate smoking in public places

Should cities ban or regulate smoking in public places such as restaurants and bars?
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 24, 2015 14:38
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[Texas] HALE: The history of anti-smoking zealots

To get to the birth of today’s anti-smoking zealotry it is necessary to look back about 85 years. ... Many of the laws and ordinances passed today derive from his beliefs...man behind all this and whose beliefs got it all started was Adolph Hitler.
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Jan 20, 2015 22:58
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How much do cigarettes really cost Texas smokers? The shocking answer

over a lifetime, costing a Texas smoker nearly $1.5 million on tobacco, health care, and income loss relating to puffing away or using smokeless tobacco. WalletHub ranked each state (plus the District of Columbia) by just how expensive it is to use t
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jan 20, 2015 22:10
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[Texas] Letter: Smoke-free ordinance would protect people

Thank you, Mayor Robertson, for voicing support for “laws that protect me from other folks.”... I also extend an invitation to you and all Lubbock folks to get involved at www.makemycitysmokefree.com.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 22:33
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[Texas] Editor's Note: Uncertain risk prompts e-cigarette debate

the debate is complicated by the fact that not all e-cigarette solutions contain nicotine, as vapors come in a variety of flavors. The main disagreement is about how local government should handle these relatively new products with uncertain consequences.
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2014 10:21
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