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This Texas city just became the first to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21

The legal age for purchasing tobacco products just went up in one of the biggest cities in Texas. San Antonio became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products when its city council voted 9-2 Wednesday to change the legal
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jan 15, 2018 23:15

San Antonio Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21 – City Is First in Texas to Pass Tobacco 21

The San Antonio vote adds momentum to the growing movement across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, five states – California, New Jersey, Oregon, Hawaii and Maine – have raised the tobacco age to 21, along with at least 285 localities,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:03
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[Texas] Council Votes To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council voted 8-2 Thursday to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products in San Antonio from 18 to 21, becoming the first city in Texas to impose such a restriction. “I think today is a historic day,” Councilwoman Ana Sandoval (D7) said. “We
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:25

San Antonio becomes first city in Texas to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21

The new ordinance, which city officials had been discussing since August, passed by a 9 to 2 vote. Council members Greg Brockhouse and Clayton Perry voted against the measure, questioning if the city should regulate such activity and expressing concerns
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59

Tobacco Prevention Campaigns Come Up Short In Texas

Texas spends over seven-billion-dollars more on healthcare-related costs, than it generates in tobacco-related taxes, and money it gets from the 1998 “Big Tobacco” settlement. Another thing is is that Texas spends just four-and-one-half million on tobacco
Red River Radio Network
added Jan 11, 2018 02:07


MANOR, Texas — Smoking in bars in the city of Manor is no longer allowed. The Manor City Council approved an ordinance to prohibit smoking in public establishments as well as within 15 feet of the entrance. In a Facebook post, the City said: “There is
Spectrum News
added Jan 5, 2018 12:54

[Texas] In 90 days, you'll no longer be able to smoke in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors

Beginning March 12, patrons to Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors will have to take their smoking habit outside. The City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 to approve updates to the city’s smoking ordinance for the first time since 2008.
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14

[Texas] Fort Worth city attorneys to rewrite the smoking ordinance

The City Council directed city attorneys in October to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places. The only exception: Smoking will still be allowed at stores whose primary business is to sell cigars and tobacco products. Max Faulkne
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 13, 2017 04:32

[Texas] VIDEO: Fort Worth Council Votes To Expand Smoking Restrictions

Fort Worth joins the other cities in Tarrant County and the major cities across Texas that ban smoking inside bars or bingo halls. That includes e-cigarettes as well. The only exception to that is smoking will still be allowed on outdoor patios as long
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:31
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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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