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[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


argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17

[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] 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

[Texas] Health panelists resign as Irving council exempts businesses from smoking ban

But a grandfather clause in the new law exempts several existing business from the ban. The 6-3 vote to pass it prompted abrupt resignations from city health board members and rebukes from advocates who have spent months pushing for a total, immediate ba
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2015 10:55

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

Legislators in Texas, one of just nine states that permit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, will consider banning such sales amid concerns about growing use of the "safer" alternative to smoking among youth.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Dec 26, 2014 23:00

[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56

[Texas] Lewisville area sees wave of restrictions involving e-cigarettes, young residents

Frank Malara, owner of The Vapor Zone, stopped allowing customers to bring kids younger than 18 into the store last week in response to a new Lewisville city ordinance that bans selling e-cigarette products to minors. The reason kids can’t come in, he sa
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2014 10:26

University of Texas Contributes To Study Revealing Thirdhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

Research led by scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UCLA and the University of Texas identified for the first time that the toxic smoke residues that stick to surfaces and objects (also known as thirdhand smoke) increases the risk of D
BioNews Texas
added Jun 22, 2013 15:55

Texas Cigarette Buying Age Would Be Highest in U.S. Under Bill

Texas would become the first state to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21 from 18 as a way to curtail teenage smoking in a legislative proposal that may reduce tax collections. The measure introduced last month covers all tobacco products and is desig
Bloomberg News
added Mar 4, 2013 06:53
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