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[Texas] After ‘Tobacco 21,’ Metro Health Director Seeks ‘Culture of Health’ for SA

Bridger moved fast and aimed high during her first big push for change, successfully spearheading San Antonio’s effort to become the first city in Texas to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. She introduced the idea to City Counc
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:14
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[Texas] UTEP Grant to Assist with Implementation of Smoke-Free Public Housing Statewide

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires PHAs nationwide to implement a policy that prohibits the use of all lit tobacco products inside all dwelling units, indoor common areas, and PHA administrative office buildings by July 31, 201
El Paso (TX) Herald Post
added Mar 28, 2018 04:29
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FDA SEEKS TO MOVE TEXAS CIGAR LAWSUIT TO D.C., EYES COMBINING CASES

In a motion, FDA argues that En Fuego Tobacco Shop, LLC—one of the plaintiffs in the Texas case—is a member of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), one of the plaintiffs in the Washington D.C. case. Additionally, FDA ar
HalfWheel
added Mar 27, 2018 15:28
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[Texas] ANTI-SMOKING ADVOCATES WARN TOBACCO COMPANIES CHANGING TARGETING TACTICS

During a college panel anti-smoking advocates warned of tobacco companies’ changing tactics. “A lot of times it’s spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising and trying to find products that are going to reach youth and specifically we know
Spectrum News
added Mar 23, 2018 21:35
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[Texas] Court proclaims Anti-tobacco Day, National International Developmental Disability Day

Orange County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation naming March 21 as “Kick Butts Day/Anti-Tobacco Day” on behalf of the Gift of Life’s Youth Advisory Council. The Gift of Life provides free prostate cancer screenings, men’s health and free mammog
Orange (TX) Leader
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Texas] Fort Worth's new ordinance banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors went into effect Monday.

Since the Big Apple Cafe opened 26 years ago this week, customers at the Fort Worth far-east side bar have lit up and puffed away. But suddenly, the bar has no use for its 60 ash trays. "Well, not anymore, not after today,” said owner Joe Galland, a na
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:22
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[Texas] VIDEO: New Fort Worth Smoking Ban Begins Today

Starting today, smoking in bars and bingo halls in Fort Worth is against the law. Fort Worth becomes the last major city in Texas to enact an ordinance that protects workers from secondhand smoke in all workplaces. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, exactly
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:10
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[Texas] VIDEO: Fort Worth smoking ban goes into effect on Monday

Smoking is officially banned in all bars and bingo halls in Fort Worth starting Monday. The city passed an updated ordinance in December, giving businesses 90 days notice. For more than 30 years, Charlie Browns Club has been open for business on Lancas
KDFW FOX 4 (Dallas, TX)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:11
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[Texas] BAT scientists are attending SOT 2018!

Next week our scientists are visiting San Antonio for the annual Society of Toxicology (SOT) conference. We’ve got a lot we are presenting to the 6000+ delegates attending the conference, and for everyone online as well! Here is a list of our activities
BAT Science.com
added Mar 8, 2018 03:42
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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors ends soon. Are city parks next?

In December, the City Council updated the city's smoking ordinance to include bars and bingo parlors. The new law goes into effect March 12. Organizations pushing for a smoke-free city pursued the change, saying the city has not kept pace with public sen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 7, 2018 04:08
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