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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Smokers get one more reason to quit

at The Loophole, a watering hole on the Square. As of Jan. 1, they will have to take their cigarettes and electronic vaping devices outside to patio areas and use them between gulps of adult beverages....Smokers love to fool themselves into thinking tha
Denton (TX) Record-Chronicle
added Dec 1, 2017 02:12
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[Texas] MD Anderson Applauds Court-Ordered Corrective Statements From Tobacco Industry to Educate Public About Harms of Tobacco Use

“It’s clear that we must continue to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco use, and these statements will be an important part of that process.” MD Anderson has a variety of programs and initiatives designed to educate the public about tobacco
Newswise
added Nov 28, 2017 21:36
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[Texas] Tobacco 21 Opponents Speak Up

San Antonio’s effort to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 isn’t the most popular idea with convenience store owners. Proponents admit that 18-year-olds will still be able to buy cigarettes on military bases, as well as in the San Ant
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:30
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[Texas] CLEMENTS: A change in perspective: How this generation has turned into the ‘Vape Nation’

The use of tobacco will continue to be glamorized in film, television and movies. Teenagers romanticize the idea of smoking because it has become taboo, luring them to rebel against what society wants. Vaping is the healthier alternative to smoking, but v
The Paisano (University of Texas at San Antonio)
added Nov 20, 2017 15:37
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[Texas] Jury sentences Tobacco Road owner to 90 years in prison after synthetic pot trial

Carter, who owned three Tobacco Road stores in Lubbock, was arrested in May following raids at his home and businesses by police who seized thousands of packets of products containing the chemical compound fluoro-ADB, which was among the chemical structu
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 19, 2017 01:12
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[Texas] Town Hall On Tobacco 21 Plan

a town hall meeting Thursday night is meant to listen to resident concerns and answer any questions they may have. “We had about 75 percent of respondents saying yes, they would agree with increasing the sale age,” Schliesinger said of a previous online
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:04
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[Texas] SWIFT: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

r, the effects of smoking and being around second-hand smoke still affect our population. Lung cancer can be an overwhelming diagnosis, making prevention and early detection a high priority.
Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added Nov 15, 2017 01:49
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[Texas] Amarillo smoking rates remain higher than national average

Since 2001, through a partnership with Northwest Texas Hospital and funding from the hospital district, TFA has been charged with eradicating smoking in Amarillo through its five-pronged public health-focused attack using the media, junior high and high
Amarillo (TX) Globe-News
added Nov 13, 2017 05:41
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[Texas] GONZALEZ: Quit smoking for better health — November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Quitting smoking is not easy due to the highly addictive nicotine found in cigarettes but a healthcare professional can help connect you to resources to help you quit, which could save your life.
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Nov 7, 2017 03:52
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[Texas] DUFRESNE: Misguided efforts aimed at drug war ($$)

Consider this; last year 480,000 Americans died due to smoking tobacco. That’s more than 12 times the number who died taking prescription drugs yet we no longer hear much about government efforts to convince people to stop smoking. The really alarming st
Seguin (TX) Gazette-Enterprise
added Nov 3, 2017 17:40
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