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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

[Texas] What Will Become of Dallas' Many Vape Shops After Regulations Favoring Tobacco?

What used to be customer service is now a crime, Kenny and Sarah Brattain, who co-own Mod Squad Vape Shop in Lewisville, say. “There’s areas of this industry that need regulation and there’s areas that don’t. I mean, for us to sell [a customer] a new mod
Dallas Observer
added Aug 25, 2016 03:44

[Texas] Waco council votes to regulate e-cig ‘vaping’ as smoking

took the first of two required votes to define “vaping” as smoking under the city’s smoking ordinance, over the objections of e-cigarette retailers who said it is an entirely different thing. By a 6-0 vote, the council amended the smoking ordinance to tr
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Mar 18, 2015 14:47

[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
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