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[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
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[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
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[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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[Texas] Ingleside High School sophomore plans public smoking ban petition

Sophomore Carlos Vela, 15, was appointed last week by the Texas School Safety Center as one of 20 teen ambassadors for their statewide tobacco prevention program Say What!, an acronym for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco. He said h
Aransas Pass (TX) Progress
added Oct 2, 2014 09:05
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[Texas] HARLINGEN ORDINANCE TO PROTECT ITS CITIZENS' RIGHT TO BREATHE CLEAN INDOOR AIR BEGINS TODAY

“The ordinance that goes into effect today in the city of Harlingen is a significant step forward in improving the health of the citizens and the community,” said Joel Romo, Smoke-Free Texas Coalition co-chair. “Harlingen will reap the benefits of this d
Valley Town Crier (McAllen, TX)
added Jul 1, 2014 15:32
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[Texas] City Council unanimously adopts comprehensive ‘No Smoking’ ban throughout Paris

A capacity crowd — many of them with strong opinions about smoking — packed the Paris City Council chambers on Monday night as the council amended city smoking regulations to include restaurants and sports venues.
eParis (TX) Extra!
added Mar 26, 2014 10:46
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[Texas] Invitation to All Points: Council considers restrictions on e-cigarettes

Fort Worth City Council is considering a ban of electronic cigarette sales to minors, following actions taken by several other cities in Texas and elsewhere. Proponents of e-cigarettes see them as a helpful and healthier tool in promoting smoking cessatio
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 24, 2014 10:29
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[Texas] E-Cigarettes Allowed Inside Temple Housing

The Central Texas Housing Consortium will ban smoking inside their buildings starting January 1, 2014, but they will allow e-cigarettes. As more people start turning to e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking traditional cigarettes, medical experts are tr
KCEN TV NBC 6 (Temple, TX)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:10
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[Texas] Two UT Professors Receive Funding To Research Tobacco Use By Younger Users

Two professors at University of Texas at Austin College of Education have received research funding to study trends in young people’s tobacco use, and to determine how effective today’s targeted marketing is at influencing that demographic to take up smo
BioNews Texas
added Sep 26, 2013 23:42
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[Texas] PET TALK: Second-hand smoke can harm your pet

"There are studies that show that dogs exposed to large amounts of second-hand smoke have significant changes to their lung tissue over time," said Heather Wilson-Robles, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sci
Cullman (AL) Times
added Aug 21, 2013 14:46
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