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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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[Texas] PRICE: Going smoke-free is the right choice for FW

On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars and bingo parlors. These prohibitions will be in addition to those already in place for workplaces and restaurants. By passing this ordinance, Fort Wort
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 11, 2017 20:47
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Council should snuff out tobacco ordinance

Being an adult means having the freedom and responsibility to make one’s own choices. The City Council should honor that distinction instead of trying to regulate desired behavior.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Dec 5, 2017 03:39
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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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