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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 19, 2017 17:21
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[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
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[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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[Texas] Man files lawsuit in Travis court over burns from e-cigarette battery

Bonestele is seeking more than $1 million, according to the lawsuit, which names LG, Inc. as one of three defendants along with Great Vapes, LLC., and Lightfire Group, LLC. The lawsuit says Bonestele bought the battery from Great Vapes, an e-cigarette re
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24
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TEXAS VIEW: Abbott shouldn’t battle with the locals

Do “the people” include those who vote for local officials who enact ordinances to protect them in the absence of state laws? So, cities pass smoking bans for bars and restaurants because the state wouldn’t.
Odessa (TX) American
added Apr 17, 2017 17:29
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[Texas] Arlington Passes Smoking Ban

After hours of debate, council members on Tuesday night decided to approve a new smoking ban but with one exception. Council members voted to create a “carve out” for Bingo parlors, which can continue to have smoking on the grounds. The Knights of Col
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Apr 14, 2017 23:04
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[Texas] ALLEN: Growing trends argue against any real need for smoking bans

“a vast body of empirical evidence” shows that employees are compensated by their employers with “risk/unpleasantry premiums” that mitigate any “inefficiencies and injustices” of smoke exposure. In other words, a waitress in a bar that allows smoking wi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 14, 2017 00:35
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