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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

[Texas] EDITORIAL: The facts about secondhand smoke are indisputable

Comal County commissioners on Thursday took a step into the 21st century by banning smoking in all county facilities, yet left one foot in the past by allowing department heads the option of enforcing the ban in county-owned vehicles.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54

[Texas] Sheriff disputes smoking ban

Sheriff Bob Holder snuffed out — at least temporarily — a plan to ban employee smoking in all county facilities and vehicles when he told Comal commissioners Thursday that he wouldn’t enforce the regulation.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Jan 31, 2014 14:52

[Texas] Morales Wants State to Examine Sealed Tobacco Records

In a letter to current Attorney General Greg Abbott that was shared with The Texas Tribune, Morales said that documents sealed after his conviction and the settlement of the state's tobacco litigation might contain information that "may well entitle the
The Texas Tribune
added Sep 7, 2013 14:07

[Texas] UTSA Scholars to Study Health Effects of Electronic Cigarettes

have received $30,000 in seed funding from UTSA to find out. The UTSA kinesiologists will team up with Assistant Professor Caroline Rickards at the University of North Texas Health Science Center to gather baseline data about the effects of e-cigarettes
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Aug 13, 2013 20:35

[Texas] HARPER: Another dustup over cigarette fee-tax - and it passes | Trail Blazers Blog

I don't know, I'm not sure you could call these cig producers "small business" and "the little guys" but it sure sounds good on the House floor. They still sell cigarettes, Otto points out.
Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 7, 2013 13:33

[New York, Texas] VIDEO: Sarah Palin: Chewing tobacco is her latest prop (+video)

Sarah Palin took a shot at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during her speech Friday at the National Rifle Association's convention in Houston. The former Republican vice presidential nominee pulled a tin of chewing tobacco out, after saying "Now I
AP - Associated Press
added May 4, 2013 13:56

Anti-smoking ordinances around East Texas vary from city to city

Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Apr 26, 2013 21:33

Texas House Bill 400, a smoke-free workplace law in Texas, by Rep. Myra Crownover

Below is a statement by Claudia Rodas, co-chair of the Smoke-Free Texas coalition, on Rep. Crownover’s proposed smoke-free workplace bill: “The Smoke-Free Texas coalition commends Rep. Myra Crownover (R-Denton) for her continued dedication and leadershi
The Vindicator
added Mar 11, 2013 18:31

NICHOLSON: Bill to Raise Texas' Smoking Age Stalls after Lawmakers Realize Fewer People Would Buy Cigarettes

Rather, as the Morning News' Robert Garrett reports, it was because it would cost the state quite a sizable chunk of tax revenue. ... Maybe the Legislature can split the baby here: raise the smoking age, lower the drinking age, and call it a wash.
Dallas Observer
added Feb 20, 2013 23:18
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