Headlines Tagged with Texas — 5,345 headlines found
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.
Feb 16, 2014 New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54
Sheriff Bob Holder snuffed out â€” at least temporarily â€” a plan to ban employee smoking in all county facilities and vehicles when he told Comal commissioners Thursday that he wouldnâ€™t enforce the regulation.
Jan 31, 2014 New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Jan 31, 2014 14:52
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
Sep 6, 2013 The Texas Tribune
added Sep 7, 2013 14:07
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
Jul 11, 2013 University of Texas at San Antonio
added Aug 13, 2013 20:35
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.
May 7, 2013 Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 7, 2013 13:33
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
May 4, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added May 4, 2013 13:56
Apr 21, 2013 Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Apr 26, 2013 21:33
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
Mar 10, 2013 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.
Feb 20, 2013 Dallas Observer
added Feb 20, 2013 23:18
a senator out of Houston has filed to ban smoking in all indoor and outdoor working environments .. Rodney Ellis, says it's a public safety concern. He says "scientific evidence indicates that there is no risk-free level of exposure to second hand smoke.
Jan 6, 2013 KCEN TV NBC 6 (Temple, TX)
added Jan 7, 2013 05:10