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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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[Texas] Lawmakers fume over e-cig sales

– Peddlers of electronic cigarettes may claim their products only release harmless vapors, but a number of lawmakers are unconvinced and now working to quench sales to young people. Texas is one of nine states that don't limit sales of e-cigarettes to you
Jacksonville (TX) Progress
added Apr 2, 2015 13:42
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[Texas] The Official E-Cigarette of SXSW Tastes Like Crap

I spent the afternoon in Austin puffing on the Vuse ... Vuse is made by the second-biggest US tobacco company, RJ Reynolds, which is trying to cash in on the growing vape scene/nascent multibillion-dollar industry. It launched in July and the company went
Vice.com
added Mar 11, 2014 14:39
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[Texas] Lack of Research On E-Cigarettes A Big Concern For Anti-Smoking Advocates

MD Anderson Cancer Center ... is conducting a study on people who smoke and drink heavily, and want to quit both, and another study on smokers with a history of mood disorders.
KUHF 88.7 Houston (TX) Public Media
added Sep 3, 2013 00:16
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[Texas] House sends increased Cig Fee-Tax-Depending-On-Who-You-Ask bill to governor | Trail Blazers Blog

A bill that got a lot of House resistance earlier this year - fee vs. tax, remember - has just come up on the House floor after the Senate carved out some restrictions for chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco and removed AG rule-making authority over the issue.
Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 24, 2013 11:10
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[Texas] Big Tobacco Beats Small Tobacco on Tax Vote

State Rep. John Otto's House Bill 3536 would charge these small companies 2.75 cents for each cigarette (or .09 ounces of tobacco) sold, used, consumed or distributed in Texas during 2013. The comptroller would compute the rate in subsequent years. "The
The Texas Tribune
added May 6, 2013 19:51
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[Texas] San Marcos to ban smoking, e-cigarettes in 2014

Smoking will be banned in and around municipal facilities, city parks and athletic facilities. Then come June, the ban will spread to businesses, restaurants and bars. "I don't do well with smoke," said Texas State student Lili Cossio. "I have sinus iss
KTBC Fox 7 (Austin TX)
added Jan 2, 2014 12:23
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[Texas] New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners

Back in December we told you about Frank Blankenship, a local shop owner and vaping activist who traveled to Washington D.C. to fight these exact regulations. Now that they have been approved, he feels many stores - including Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop, hi
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added May 22, 2016 14:28
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[Texas] Coffee & Cigarettes? Not at Starbucks, Even E-Cigarettes Banned

If you've ever passed by the Smoke Smart kiosk at La Palmera Mall, you may think you see cigarette smoke, but it's actually vaporized nitrogen. They sell E-cigarettes, and at more than $100 a piece, they're selling a lot of them. "We're selling 5-6 a da
KRIS Channel 6 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Aug 15, 2013 10:29
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[Texas] UTSA research suggests ‘vaping’ may not be as risk-free as it appears

The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
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