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[Texas] El Paso woman burns face while smoking with oxygen mask

A 62-year-old woman received serious burns to her face when oxygen from an oxygen mask ignited while she was smoking Wednesday evening at her home in Northeast El Paso, Fire Department officials said.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Mar 14, 2013 15:31

[Texas] Proposed federal regulations may mean the end for vape smoke shops

Blankenship owns Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop in Lubbock and Amarillo, where he sells several electronic vapor products. But those products might end up being the reason he’ll have to go out of business if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has its way.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 3, 2016 00:59

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] Smoke & Mirrors Alleged in Hookah Store

The former owner of a North Texas pipe and hookah store sold mold-infested cigars "in a particularly despicable show of disregard" for public health, the man who bought the store claims in court.
Courthouse News
added Oct 9, 2012 02:29

[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
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