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[Texas] UTMB Study: Two-fifth of teens who don’t smoke are exposed anyway ($$)

Teenagers around the world are exposed to tobacco smoke at an alarming rate, whether or not they are themselves smokers. According to a new study released by the University of Texas Medical Branch, as many of two-fifths of teenagers who do not smoke are s
Galveston (TX) Daily News
added Jan 27, 2015 13:49

[Texas] El Paso's ban on smoking at all city facilities starts Jan. 1

The second phase of the Clean Air Ordinance city councillors passed this summer goes into effect Jan. 1. It prohibits smoking and using electronic cigarettes at all city-owned facilities, including bus stops, playgrounds, parks, transportation stations a
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Dec 28, 2014 21:48

[Texas] New trend: E-cigarettes being used to smoke marijuana

The Create A Cig shop off Oltorf in Southeast Austin was packed Monday as users came in for Memorial Day specials. A crowd is normal there. "I would say hundreds of people come in every week," said manager Devin Matthews.
KTBC Fox 7 (Austin TX)
added May 27, 2014 12:07

[Texas] EDITORIAL: E-cig vapors

We can't risk letting history repeat itself. Our Houston smoke shops should restrict access to minors, and lawmakers on the municipal and state level should act quickly to protect our teens from possibly forming an addiction with life-long consequences a
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added May 7, 2014 18:33

[Texas] Are e-cigarettes a problem? A council divided

Local government officials are taking notice of this latest tobacco craze. E-cigs are not federally regulated, and though several states have adopted regulations on the battery-operated devices, Texas hasn’t. As a result, city leaders say they don’t kno
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jan 30, 2014 08:33

[Texas] Bill on cigarette tax burns its way through State House

"What this bill is about is one thing; do you sell cigarettes in this state? If you do then you should pay the same fee that everybody else pays," he said. Anesh Patel of The Smoke Shack in East Austin says no matter the tax, it won’t affect customer fl
Your News Now (YNN)
added May 8, 2013 06:48

[Texas] Woman killed in house fire after smoking while using oxygen tank

Neighbors said the family had nine cats, a bird and a dog. Most of the animals perished in the fire.
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Jul 7, 2012 22:19

[Texas] Hero smoke shop owner defends himself against armed robber by calmly pulling pistol and shooting at him without ever putting down his cigarette!

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 16, 2016 14:46

[Texas] Man sues e-cigarette store for $1million after batteries explode in his cargo shorts and give him second degree burns on his crotch

David Powell, of Arlington, is seeking a minimum of $1million after receiving first and second degree burns from the incident that occurred while he was playing kickball at his daughter's birthday party. The two lithium-ion batteries Mr Powell bought fro
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 14:29

East Texas woman claims e-cigarettes made her sick

But, just days after switching to e-cigarettes, Debbie said she began to wonder about the product's safety. "I started feeling really kind of jittery," Hendrix said. "And once I started feeling real jittery me and my husband went to town to eat and I got
KLTV ABC 7 (Tyler, TX)
added Apr 9, 2014 15:12
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