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[Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas] Some ArkLaTex businesses may benefit from CVS tobacco ban

A specialty tobacco shop just around the corner from a CVS store in Bossier City, saw quite a bit of new customers flow through Wednesday. Sheila Conrad, assistant manager at the Tobacco House, isn't exactly sure where the influx has come from, but she
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Sep 4, 2014 12:37
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E-cigarette poisoning increasing among children in Texas

SAN ANTONIO -- An increasing amount of children have been checking into the Texas Poison Center for electronic-cigarette poisoning. According to the center, 52 percent of the calls for e-cigarette exposure involved children under the age of five, from 20
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:38
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[Texas] Historic tobacco case revisited: biggest litigation win ever or a complete scam?

Teen smoking plummeted, but cigarettes are just as addictive and dangerous and the tobacco companies are more profitable than ever. The trial lawyers representing Texas got filthy rich. And Dan Morales? He married a former exotic dancer, lost his bid f
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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[Texas] VIDEO: Vapor cigarettes smoking hot trend

A small Texas business says its customers aren't smokers. Rather they consume vapor infused with nicotine. The AP's John Mone explains why business has picked up steam.
USA Today
added Jun 21, 2013 10:50
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[Texas] VIDEO: 109-year-old World War II Vet: 'I smoke at least 12 Tampa Sweet cigars a day'

he still enjoys his whiskey and 12 cigars a day! He’s been smoking since the age of 18 and says he has over $100 worth of cigars now.
WTKR: NewsChannel 3 (Norfolk, VA)
added May 12, 2015 00:26
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[Texas] House Advances E-Cigarette Ban for Minors

House members voted 123-20 in favor of a proposal by state Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, that extends current restrictions on tobacco products to e-cigarettes. Texas retailers are banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to customers y
The Texas Tribune
added May 13, 2015 23:34
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Electronic cigarettes finding their way into East Texas jails

selling e-cigarettes to inmates to boost revenue and snuff out a major contraband problem. Rusk County this past week joined the ranks of Texas lockups offering the devices. The Titus County jail pioneered the practiced some two years ago.
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 10:30
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[Texas] Vaping on the rise among teens: Local retailers adamant on following state regulations concerning e-cigarette sales

Neither shop sells to minors and both have that policy posted liberally at their stores. “We’re here to help people kick a habit, not help them start one,” local vape shop owner Jennifer Sutton said.
Palestine (TX) Herald-Press
added Sep 23, 2013 04:43
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[Texas] Houston-based cigar retailer acquired by longtime tobacco company

Serious Cigars LLC, a Houston-based cigar retailer, was acquired by Tabacalera USA, the U.S.-based cigar operations of British tobacco company Imperial Brands PLC. Ron and JeanneMarie Lesseraux founded Serious Cigars as a small online retail business in
Houston (TX) Business Journal
added Nov 5, 2016 13:47
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[Texas] Edinburg Makes Smoking Illegal

By unanimous vote the Edinburg City Council amended an ordinance that now makes smoking illegal within the City. The comprehensive plan bans smoking in places of employment, public places, outdoor areas and City owned facilities as a means to protect the
Edinburg (TX) Review
added Dec 2, 2015 17:45
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