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[Texas] Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

ton smokes cigars daily, too. “I’m smoking one now,” he said from Austin. Indeed, Overton hasn’t slowed down much and remains sharp.
Washington Post
added Nov 13, 2014 02:05
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[Texas] Finck’s Cigar Factory Outlet Announces its Biggest Charity Event of the Year

Finck’s donates 100 percent of the proceeds from ticket sales to Fisher House at Lackland AFB. Fisher House provides a "home-away-from-home" for the families of seriously ill or injured servicemen being treated in San Antonio. Families come to stay close
PR Web
added Mar 7, 2013 15:25
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As a Favor to Big Tobacco, Texas Taxes Just the Little Guys

Texas enacted an unconstitutional law that subjects only small tobacco companies to a tax of 55 cents per pack, the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition claims in court. The coalition sued General Greg Abbott and Comptroller Susan Combs, in Travis County C
Courthouse News
added Jul 19, 2013 11:17
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[Texas] No Lubbock city code addressing e-cigarettes

have become much more acceptable in public areas. So acceptable in fact, the city of Lubbock does not have an ordinance banning or even addressing the use of e-cigarettes, according to Stevan Walker, environmental health coordinator for the city. “Curre
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Sep 14, 2013 12:27
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: A new smoking ban won’t solve these problems

Protecting the nonsmoking public from secondhand tobacco smoke, a stellar motive, isn't the motive. The desired outcome is to deter loitering outside City Hall by people who aren't there to conduct City Hall-related business.
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added Sep 22, 2015 11:14
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[Texas] Editorial: Thanks for kick-start to ban smoking in Dallas parks

What are these city spaces for, if not promoting good health? Allowing tobacco use in the very places most frequented by the city’s youngest residents sends a dangerous mixed message. So, thanks, Dallas Park and Recreation Board, for voting unanimously
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 16, 2014 22:44
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Texas legislative briefs: Bill to extend cigarette tax to all manufacturers heads to governor ($$)

A measure to apply cigarette taxes for future health costs to all manufacturers won final approval in the House on Monday and is on its way to Gov. Rick Perry's desk.
Dallas Morning News
added May 24, 2013 05:26
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Sixth Annual Texas Cigar Festival Sold Out In 90 Seconds To Record Attendance

Houston-Based Serious Cigars To Host Popular Event With 30 Top Manufacturers And Sellout Crowd
PR Newswire
added Apr 22, 2015 18:47
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Update on NPM Fee Legislation — Mississippi, Florida and Texas

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 20, 2013 00:20
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[Texas] Small tobacco manufacturers sue over new tax

the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition maintains that lawmakers unfairly targeted its members by assessing a new fee only on their cigarettes. Major tobacco manufacturers have already been paying about the same amount as part of the state’s 1997 legal settleme
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Jul 19, 2013 00:17
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