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[Texas] San Angelo City Council to ban smoking in parks

The first reading of the ordinance amendment passed on a 5-1 vote, with the vote for final approval scheduled for the May 2 council meeting. While the council approved amending the existing ordinance in February, city staff was asked to return with a mor
San Angelo (TX) Standard-Times
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09
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[Texas] Man files suit in Travis saying e-cigarette exploded in his pocket

The lawsuit alleges that the battery was defectively designed and manufactured, and that it lacked warnings to alert users to potential dangers. “Mr. Bonestele suffered an injury that he could never have imagined in civilian life,” his attorney, Randy S
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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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 18, 2017 14:24
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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