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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 19, 2017 17:21

TEXAS VIEW: Abbott shouldn’t battle with the locals

Do “the people” include those who vote for local officials who enact ordinances to protect them in the absence of state laws? So, cities pass smoking bans for bars and restaurants because the state wouldn’t.
Odessa (TX) American
added Apr 17, 2017 17:29

[Texas] ALLEN: Growing trends argue against any real need for smoking bans

“a vast body of empirical evidence” shows that employees are compensated by their employers with “risk/unpleasantry premiums” that mitigate any “inefficiencies and injustices” of smoke exposure. In other words, a waitress in a bar that allows smoking wi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 14, 2017 00:35

[Texas] VIDEO: More Stringent Arlington Smoking Ban Moves Forward

Arlington City Council is trying to clear the air this week as the city took steps toward becoming smoke-free. The new smoking ordinance passed the first vote and the second and final vote is scheduled for late April.
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:28

[Texas] Overflow crowd turns out for Arlington council vote on extending smoking ban

A divided City Council voted on Tuesday to extend the city’s workplace smoking ban after making a last-minute exception for bingo halls. In the first of two required readings, the council tentatively approved extending no-smoking regulations to include
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 12, 2017 13:40

[Texas] Arlington Passes Smoking Ban

After hours of debate, council members on Tuesday night decided to approve a new smoking ban but with one exception. Council members voted to create a “carve out” for Bingo parlors, which can continue to have smoking on the grounds. The Knights of Col
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:04

[Texas] New smoking rules make Arlington "100% smoke free"

Arlington’s Health Services Manager Amy Carpenter explained that receiving a “100 percent smoke free” designation means a city removes exceptions from its smoking ordinance. On Tuesday, the Council fielded considerable citizen feedback before voting 6-3
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 12, 2017 13:46

[Texas] Palmview cracking down on underage drinking and public smoking

Afterward, the city also adopted an ordinance to prohibit indoor smoking in a public business. Similar to the one passed in the city of Mission June 2016, the ordinance would require smokers to remain 25 feet from public buildings. Failure to comply
Mission (TX) Progress-Times
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

[Texas] Council looking at possible new smoking ordinance

On Tuesday, Huntsville City Council members discussed a new smoking ordinance that would prohibit smoking in certain establishments. According to Mayor Andy Brauninger, nothing is settled yet, but a change may be coming soon. “It’s mainly for health reas
Weatherford (TX) Democrat
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Texas] Trinity University is going tobacco-free

Starting August 1, the University will be a tobacco-free campus. That means no cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, or chewing tobacco. The ban even includes e-cigarettes and vaping.
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:16
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