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These Texas cities won't let residents smoke in restaurants or bars

Seeing it as unnecessary government intrusion, Texas lawmakers don't want to pass a ban on smoking in public places. But these cities have enacted comprehensive bans that prohibit smoking in public workplaces, bars and restaurants.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Apr 28, 2015 13:21

[Texas] Lawmakers consider ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

Texas is one of nine states to permit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, but on Wednesday lawmakers appeared keen to change that this session. During a Health and Human Services Committee hearing, state senators expressed bipartisan support for Sen. Jua
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 16, 2015 18:00

North Texas City Considers Regulating E-Cigarette Stores

just the past few months, Richardson city leaders say one kind of business seems especially interested in setting up shop -- e-cigarette retailers. Currently there are eight of the stores in the city. In the business of electronic cigarettes storeowner
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:23

[Texas] Juniors ignite million-dollar e-hookah, cigarette site

Waco junior Yaseen Waqar and Plano junior Rayyan Islam are the co-founders of, an electronic cigarette and hookah site. In the last seven months, their company has made $1.7 million in sales with a profit of more than $320,000.
The Baylor Lariat (Waco, TX)
added Feb 28, 2013 04:53

[Texas] Lawmakers, citizens discuss banning e-cigarettes for minors

Kyle lawmakers passed an ordinance June 2014 prohibiting businesses from selling e-cigarettes to minors. A statewide law may follow suit. A Texas lawmaker has introduced a bill to prevent minors from using and obtaining e-cigarettes.
University Star (Texas State University-San Marcos)
added Feb 6, 2015 18:00

[Texas] Vapers prepare for city-wide electronic cigarette ban starting Monday

They say they are being discriminated against and are being lumped in unfairly with cigarette smokers. The ban on the devices begins Monday.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Sep 1, 2014 03:21

Texas town bans sales of e-cigarettes to minors

the town of Murphy took things into its own hands with a City Council vote to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors. The proposed ordinance also called for restrictions on selling e-cigarettes, but Council members wanted more time and data to think about t
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Nov 20, 2013 18:20

[Texas] American Cancer Society talks FDA regulation of e-cigarettes

"There's not a lot of science proven or dis-proven regarding e-cigarettes," said Jason McCoy with the American Cancer Society. "So, really there's not good science on the benefits or the harms so we really don't recommend it as a cessation tool because t
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:53

[Texas] Randy Travis arrested after trying to buy cigarettes while naked

Country singer faces drink-driving penalty and may be charged with threatening police officers
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 9, 2012 17:44

[Texas] E-cigarettes 'ARE a gateway to smoking for young people - AND their use is linked to a greater risk of alcohol abuse'

A new study has shown that e-cigarette use among college students increases the likelihood they will become heavy drinkers. Furthermore, it found male college students are more likely to use the devices
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:54
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