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[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

[Texas] 15 Year Old Boy Hospitalized After E-Cigarette Explodes

The 15-year-old suffered severe burns to his face and chest after the e-cigarette exploded as he used it. Tarrant County sheriffs responded to the 9-1-1 call from Fossil Creek Estates on Round Hill Road around 5 yesterday evening. The teen was airlifted
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:33
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[Texas] Arlington council disagrees on new smoking limits, sets April 11 vote

A proposal to further tighten Arlington’s smoking regulations and earn an official smoke-free designation will go to the City Council for a vote April 11. The ordinance amendment would ban smoking in bars, pool halls, bingo parlors, bowling centers and
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42

[Texas] Vapor shop owners and doctors go head-to-head during hearing to raise smoking age to 21

Doctors, vapor shop owners and parents gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to testify on a bill that would raise the smoking age from 18 to 21... The filing of Senate Bill 183 marks the sixth time Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, has tried to raise the s
Dallas Morning News
added Mar 29, 2017 15:17

Texas Appeals Panel: Tobacco Tax Does Not Violate U.S. Constitution ($$)

found that a tax enacted on nonparticipating manufacturers in a statewide tobacco settlement does not violate the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution and reversed summary judgment granted to the small tobacco companies (Glenn
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 29, 2017 19:00

Texas 'Small Tobacco' Tax Beats Constitutional Challenge ($$)

rejected argument by the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition that a state law imposing steeper tax burdens on tobacco companies that did not settle a lawsuit violates the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56

Appeals court upholds Texas cigarette tax

Dismissing a lawsuit filed by small tobacco companies, an Austin-based appeals court ruled Friday that state regulators could impose a special tax on cigarette makers that weren’t part of a multibillion-dollar settlement reached with Big Tobacco in the l
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Mar 25, 2017 17:10
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[Texas] Tobacco use prohibited at CRDAMC

The smoking lamp is out at all Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center facilities. The policy, which has been in effect now for two years, prohibits smoking and use of tobacco products anywhere on CRDAMC property, including parking lots and sidewalks. Tobac
Fort Hood (TX) Sentinel
added Mar 24, 2017 12:18
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[Texas] TCU may become a smoke and tobacco-free campus

The Student Government Association voted in favor of making TCU a smoke and tobacco-free campus recently, but there are still more decisions to be made. The Graduate Student Senate, Staff Assembly and Faculty Senate must vote on the initiative before it
TCU 360 (Texas Christian University)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:34
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