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[Texas] Dallas council will vote on no-exceptions smoking ban for parks

Dallas' Quality of Life and Environment Committee voted to send the full council a proposed ordinance banning smoking in all public parks — without exceptions. The park board's proposal, which passed in early June after many months of delays and debates,
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:28

[Texas] VIDEO: 3 On Your Side Investigates: Illegal cigarette sales

"There's a lot of convenient stores that do that. I've seen people buy them, but I didn't know it was illegal," said Charles Johnson of WMPR. "People smoke, and they just want a cigarette, you know?" As for the convenient stores that sell them, they eit
KCBD Ch. 11(Lubbock, TX)
added Aug 18, 2016 20:02

Survey: Vaping now more popular than smoking among Texas teenagers

1 in 4 Texas secondary students have used e-cigarettes; in Austin high schools, it’s 19 percent. Nationally, vaping among students tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the use of conventional cigarettes. The use of electronic cigarettes among Texas mi
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43

[Texas] VIDEO: New FDA Regulations for Smoke, Vape Shops Take Effect Monday

Due to the new regulations, some stores have felt driven to close their doors come Monday, such as Hub City Vapors. Their manager, Tom Jordan, shared this statement with EverythingLubbock: "As a result of new regulations, the FDA now categorizes our sto
KLBK CBS 13 (Lubbock, TX)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44

[Texas] Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban

A public health organization is working to amend Austin's smoking ordinance to restrict vaping anywhere smoking is forbidden and prohibit cigarette smoking on patios of restaurants and bars. The initiative comes courtesy of Central Health, a taxpayer-fi
Austin (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 22, 2016 01:59

[Texas] VIDEO: Lawsuit filed against Tobacco Junction store owner

A tobacco store owner who was busted for selling synthetic marijuana, is in bigger trouble. The State of Texas has stepped in and filed a lawsuit against Tobacco Junction owner Abdul Shakir Memon.
KRIS Channel 6 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Jul 6, 2016 02:03
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[Texas] Beaumont man severely burned when vaporizer ignites in his pocket

is recovering from 2nd and 3rd burns after his vaporizer blew up in his pocket while he was at work Thursday afternoon. Ian Littlepage, 25, considers himself lucky. He was working in Sulphur, Louisiana, when he saw smoke coming out of his pocket and wen
KBMT 12 (Beaumont, TX)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:57

[Texas] UTPB going tobacco free

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is going smoke and tobacco free starting in August. The policy, which starts Aug. 1, prohibits use of tobacco, as well as smoking or use of any smoking device by students, faculty, staff and visitors at all ti
Odessa (TX) American
added Jul 1, 2016 18:58

[Texas] E-cigarettes 'ARE a gateway to smoking for young people - AND their use is linked to a greater risk of alcohol abuse'

A new study has shown that e-cigarette use among college students increases the likelihood they will become heavy drinkers. Furthermore, it found male college students are more likely to use the devices
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:54

[Texas] Officials: Secondhand smoke still a concern

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's report on the potentially hazardous effects of secondhand smoke....Abilene adopted a smoking ordinance following a November 2006 election to determine whether voters supported a smoking
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57
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