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[Texas] Altus bans smoking on city properties

City Council members voted the evening of October 17th to ban smoking on city properties -- both indoors and outdoors. According to the City Manager’s office, the ban includes all city buildings and city parks. City streets and sidewalks are not included.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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[Texas] ROSE: Smokers need to be more considerate on campus

Smoking also affects more than just the people of our community. Our beloved campus squirrels can ingest improperly disposed cigarette butts, which can kill them. Who wants to be responsible for the death of our adorable fluffy friends? Who wants to pote
The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:19
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[Texas] Fort Worth, the only city in Tarrant County that’s not smoke-free, soon will be

The City Council directed city attorneys on Tuesday to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places....No deadline was placed on when a new ordinance would be completed and brought back to the council. A public hearing will be held whe
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 18, 2017 02:43
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Money and Addiction: Will opioid lawsuit turn out like tobacco settlement?

In the end, government and lawyers raked in the cash. The tobacco industry did have to change its marketing strategy a bit, but the same cigarettes are still available just about everywhere—selling well enough to generate record profits for the top tobacc
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Oct 15, 2017 11:05
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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars could be stubbed out in new ordinance

city leaders plan to take another look at adding it to the list of public places where smoking is banned. The push comes from Mayor Betsy Price, who said she’s been feeling the pressure from advocates of a smoke-free ordinance. “I truly think the timing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 14, 2017 04:55
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[Texas] RODU: Mythic tobacco endgames

CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
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[Texas] ANGLIN: What’s good for you vs. you’re not the boss of me

The studies show the move should happen for everyone’s own good. Yet, there will be those who protest: the smokers who are tired of being vilified for having an unpopular habit, the businesses that will lose customers and money, the young puffers who don’
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Sep 30, 2017 23:02
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[Texas] Public Smoking Now Prohibited In Elsa

The ordinance bans smoking in all public buildings, as well as some other buildings including restaurants and bars, and also prohibits smoking in some outdoor places. The ordinance grew out of recommendations made by the Tobacco Prevention and Control Co
KURV 710 (Edinburg, TX)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:08
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[Texas] No smoking in La Feria?

City leaders are scheduled to hold a public hearing today at city hall to determine whether or not to ban smoking in all indoor work places within the city. If approved, the ban would prohibit smoking in most public buildings in the city. Violators of the
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:17
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