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Texas 'Small Tobacco' Tax Beats Constitutional Challenge ($$)

rejected argument by the Texas Small Tobacco Coalition that a state law imposing steeper tax burdens on tobacco companies that did not settle a lawsuit violates the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution.
added Mar 25, 2017 20:56

Appeals court upholds Texas cigarette tax

Dismissing a lawsuit filed by small tobacco companies, an Austin-based appeals court ruled Friday that state regulators could impose a special tax on cigarette makers that weren’t part of a multibillion-dollar settlement reached with Big Tobacco in the l
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Mar 25, 2017 17:10
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[Texas] Tobacco use prohibited at CRDAMC

The smoking lamp is out at all Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center facilities. The policy, which has been in effect now for two years, prohibits smoking and use of tobacco products anywhere on CRDAMC property, including parking lots and sidewalks. Tobac
Fort Hood (TX) Sentinel
added Mar 24, 2017 12:18
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[Texas] TCU may become a smoke and tobacco-free campus

The Student Government Association voted in favor of making TCU a smoke and tobacco-free campus recently, but there are still more decisions to be made. The Graduate Student Senate, Staff Assembly and Faculty Senate must vote on the initiative before it
TCU 360 (Texas Christian University)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:34

[Texas] City library to be tobacco-free campus

Readers of all ages can now breathe a little easier after Wichita Falls adopted a tobacco-free policy Tuesday for the Wichita Falls Public Library and Recreation Center. The designation as a tobacco-free campus means that no tobacco products - including
Wichita Falls (TX) Times Record News
added Mar 22, 2017 00:24
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[Texas] Gift of Life Champions National Kick Butt’s Day with Activities that Raise Awareness of the Tragic Toll of Tobacco

Gift of Life youth leaders representing 20 Southeast Texas schools will implement “peer-to-peer” awareness activities to combat the tobacco industry’s marketing efforts that target young people as their “replacement smokers” to take the place of smokers
Orange (TX) Leader
added Mar 22, 2017 00:18

[Texas] La Joya considering smoke-free ordinance

Despite expressing interest in adopting a citywide smoking ordinance, the La Joya city council tabled action on that matter during their Tuesday city council meeting because the public had not had time to comment on the proposal.
Mission (TX) Progress-Times
added Mar 20, 2017 06:00

[Texas] In Netflix Specials, Dave Chappelle Challenges His Audience

“Deep in the Heart,” shot in Austin, Tex., has a slightly more down-to-earth style, with Mr. Chappelle, in denim, spending a large part of the show seated near the stage, smoking.
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2017 20:57

Texas VA Hospital Hit With $5M Suit Over Patient Suicide ($$)

The widow of a Navy veteran filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas on Tuesday against the federal government, alleging that a doctor at Dallas Veterans Administration Medical Center improperly prescribed her husband Bupropion — an antidepressant and s
added Mar 16, 2017 21:46

[Texas] New Braunfels tightening smoking ban

City leaders are poised to expand the municipal smoking ordinance’s reach to cover electronic “vaping” devices and the few remaining bastions of unfettered public tobacco puffing here — establishments like the Hoity Toit Beer Joint.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Mar 10, 2017 23:35
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