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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

[Texas] At age 111, America's oldest veteran is still smoking cigars, drinking whiskey and loving life

working on his fifth Tampa Sweet cigar...He'll walk around his house to increase blood flow to his limbs, then smoke his first of 12 daily cigars....previous week...his body tried to fight off its latest bout of pneumonia.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

[Texas] Waco council votes 5-1 to snuff smoking in bars, eateries

Waco City Council voted Tuesday to outlaw smoking in bars, restaurants and most other enclosed public spaces, siding with those who said the dangers of secondhand smoke outweighed business concerns about the ban. On the first of two required votes, the c
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 8, 2015 10:34

[New York, Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoking is bad, but what about privacy?

Mayor Bill de Blasio is ramping up the city’s war against smoking — at home...Pressuring landlords to ban smoking from their buildings is a loss of personal freedom. A central tenet in American life has been that people can do whatever they want in their
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Jul 7, 2015 14:53

[Texas] El Paso public housing communities wil be smoke-free

The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso will seek to create safer and healthier environments by making all of its public housing smoke-free, according to a new policy that the authority's commissioners adopted.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:46
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