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

Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Apr 26, 2013 21:33
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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
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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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Texas Senator Drafts Bill to Ban Public Smoking

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.
KCEN TV NBC 6 (Temple, TX)
added Jan 7, 2013 05:10
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Health Highlights: Sept. 21, 2012: * Huge Cancer Research Effort Announced by Texas Center

A massive effort against eight types of cancer has been launched by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The center expects to spend as much as $3 billion . . . The targeted types of cancer include especially deadly forms of bre
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 15, 2012 20:36
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Big Tobacco Pursues Non-Participating Manufacturer Tax in Texas

The major tobacco companies are again lobbying for legislation in Texas that would impose special taxes on small cigarette manufacturers that have not settled with the state for tobacco-related claims.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 3, 2012 20:51
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[Texas] The Truth: Smoking isn't cool. It's deadly.

The Truth Campaign, the largest national smoking prevention campaign aimed at young people, brought its orange “Truth Truck” to the Vans Warped Tour at Gexa. The truck had a DJ booth and sound system, a dance floor, and a lounge area with interactive ga
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jul 4, 2012 07:31
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[Texas] Campus smoking bans becoming more common

Nationwide, community colleges and public and private universities have tightened regulation of tobacco use or banned tobacco products. The University of Texas at Arlington went tobacco-free last year,
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jun 18, 2012 14:14
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[Texas] ANTI-SMOKING ADVOCATES WARN TOBACCO COMPANIES CHANGING TARGETING TACTICS

During a college panel anti-smoking advocates warned of tobacco companies’ changing tactics. “A lot of times it’s spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising and trying to find products that are going to reach youth and specifically we know
Spectrum News
added Mar 23, 2018 21:35
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[Texas] BAT scientists are attending SOT 2018!

Next week our scientists are visiting San Antonio for the annual Society of Toxicology (SOT) conference. We’ve got a lot we are presenting to the 6000+ delegates attending the conference, and for everyone online as well! Here is a list of our activities
BAT Science.com
added Mar 8, 2018 03:42
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