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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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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] EDITORIAL: Money and Addiction: Will opioid lawsuit turn out like tobacco settlement?

In the end, government and lawyers raked in the cash. The tobacco industry did have to change its marketing strategy a bit, but the same cigarettes are still available just about everywhere—selling well enough to generate record profits for the top tobacc
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Oct 15, 2017 11:05
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[Texas] Campus smokers continue passive aggressive campaign against tobacco ban

large groups of students have begun gathering outside of the McKinney Humanities building, actively smoking and violating university policy. Two years later, these dedicated protesters continue their campaigns, publically smoking between classes. Addicted
The Paisano (University of Texas at San Antonio)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:46
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Texas Gets Failing Grade for Lack of Tobacco-Control Laws, Programs

"Texas did fail in all four categories," she said. "The one thing I want to point out about Texas is, it does not have a comprehensive statewide law. So, Texas is one of 22 states that has yet to fully protect citizens from secondhand smoke."
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:39
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[Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, Texas] FDA Shuts Down Tobacco Sales at Stores That Sell to Minors

shut down tobacco sales at eight shops that have repeatedly sold products to kids under 18. The stores — in New Jersey, Michigan, Missouri, Maryland and Illinois — have 30 days to stop selling tobacco products or appeal, the FDA said.
Texhoma (KFDX NBC 3, KJTL FOX 18 and KJBO MyTV 35) (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Nov 11, 2015 02:31
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[Texas] DeSoto adopts clean air ordinance

Mayor Carl Sherman and the DeSoto City Council tonight voted to adopt a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance that will protect all workers and the public from the proven dangers of secondhand smoke. The ordinance helps amplify the significant progress and m
Focus Daily News (DeSoto, TX)
added Sep 4, 2015 23:37
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[Texas] Sandra Bland’s Family Says Video Shows No Reason for Arrest

“There was very little reason that can be gleaned from the dashcam why Sandy had to be asked to put the cigarette out, why Sandy had to be asked to get out of the car, why Sandy had to be subject to having the officer point a Taser at her, why Sandy had
New York Times
added Jul 22, 2015 19:24
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