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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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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

we applaud the McAllen City Commission for its action on Monday night to enact a tough, no-smoking policy, for businesses and most public venues located within its city limits. In doing so, the City of McAllen becomes the 84th city in Texas to adopt what
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Oct 26, 2017 04:41
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Town of Anthony, Texas Adopts Smoke-Free Ordinance

Smoke Free Paso del Norte congratulated the Mayor and Council of the Town of Anthony, Texas for adopting an ordinance that protects its’ residents from the negative consequences of exposure to secondhand smoke. Monday evening, under the direction of Mayor
El Paso (TX) Herald Post
added Oct 26, 2017 04:52
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[Texas] McAllen Enacts Wide-Ranging Public Smoking Restrictions

The city of McAllen has joined a growing number of other Valley cities that have recently passed sweeping public smoking restrictions. The new regulations now prohibit puffing inside all public buildings and outdoor public places, and in almost all busin
KURV 710 (Edinburg, TX)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:09
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Conclusion The point-of-sale environment continues to be an important influence on youth tobacco use. Restrictions on point-of-sale marketing, particularly around schools, are warranted.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 30, 2017 01:53
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Recall of Point-of-Sale Marketing Predicts Cigar and E-Cigarette Use among Texas Youth

Students’ recall of signs marketing e-cigarettes at baseline predicted ever e-cigarette use and increased susceptibility to use e-cigarettes at follow-up across all store types. Recall of e-cigarette displays only predicted susceptibility to use e-cigare
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 23, 2017 23:18
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: We should take this smoking ban even further

We are heartened by the potential for progress in Fort Worth, which will be one of the last cities in Tarrant County to go smoke-free. And at the same time, we encourage anyone who spends time in our city’s public spaces to press leadership to take the
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 20, 2017 13:54
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[Texas] Residents discuss laws preventing smoking with children in the car

States limiting smoking in cars with minors include Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recently Hawaii. 2015 was the last time Texas Legislature proposed a similar bill, making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with sma
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:51
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[Texas] Altus bans smoking on city properties

City Council members voted the evening of October 17th to ban smoking on city properties -- both indoors and outdoors. According to the City Manager’s office, the ban includes all city buildings and city parks. City streets and sidewalks are not included.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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