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Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas.

Findings highlight some significant tobacco use disparities among SGM young adults compared to their heterosexual peers. Longitudinal studies with larger group sizes will identify prospective predictors of sustained SGM-related tobacco use disparities.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 11, 2017 16:15

Sexual and Gender Minority College Students and Tobacco Use in Texas

Findings underscore the need for the FDA and other health agencies to tailor health communication efforts specific to SGM populations pertaining to the risks and harms surrounding tobacco product use.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:37

[Texas] City Council to decide on level-four smoking ordinance

during tonight's meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall. If approved, smoking would be prohibited in 15 defined areas, most notable in bars, restaurants, night clubs, dance halls, porches, patios and outside seating areas. It would also prohibit smoking within 20
Huntsville (TX) Item
added May 3, 2017 22:34

[Texas] Second-Hand Smoke Campaign kicks off

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District is raising awareness about second-hand smoke in cars. Second-hand smoke kills more than 50,000 non-smokers every year. This campaign was started by one Iowa Park teacher who showed how children hav
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:17
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[Texas] Council tables smoking regs amid increased opposition

In the face of heavy opposition, the Arlington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue exploring its options on an expansion of the city’s smoking regulations. In a unanimous vote, the council tabled the ordinance until its next meeting May 9 to all
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48

[Texas] Arlington council tables final vote on extending smoking regulations

In front of another overflow crowd of partisans, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday tabled a vote to extend the city’s smoking ban to include nightclubs, bowling centers, pool halls, sexually oriented businesses and other workplaces currently allowing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48

[Texas] Smoking ban opponents deliver 1,500 signatures to City Hall

Roughly a dozen opponents of a proposed smoking ban met Friday afternoon on the steps of Arlington City Hall wielding more than 1,500 signed petitions in opposition. The group of mostly bar owners and employees are against a proposed 100 percent smoke-f
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 22, 2017 12:44

[Texas] S.A. man, 108, says women and vodka are key to long life

A smile formed on his well-lined, unshaven face as he hummed the theme for the Lucky Strike commercials on the radio when he was around 42. Lucky Strikes came with his Army rations in Europe, but he never smoked them. Cigars are something else. He doesn’
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Apr 20, 2017 23:49

[Texas] San Angelo City Council to ban smoking in parks

The first reading of the ordinance amendment passed on a 5-1 vote, with the vote for final approval scheduled for the May 2 council meeting. While the council approved amending the existing ordinance in February, city staff was asked to return with a mor
San Angelo (TX) Standard-Times
added Apr 19, 2017 02:09

[Texas] Man files suit in Travis saying e-cigarette exploded in his pocket

The lawsuit alleges that the battery was defectively designed and manufactured, and that it lacked warnings to alert users to potential dangers. “Mr. Bonestele suffered an injury that he could never have imagined in civilian life,” his attorney, Randy S
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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