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[Texas] Arlington councilwoman putting park smokers on notice

Kathryn Wilemon wants to sweep them out of the city’s parks. Clean sweep, that is. The city has had smoking restrictions in parks since 2008 forbidding visitor light up within 50 feet of park entrances, dugouts, bleachers, playgrounds, areas between athl
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 30, 2016 23:11

[Texas] Weslaco city leaders consider smoking ban

Elected officials here are one step closer to implementing city-wide regulations prohibiting smoking inside public venues. If approved, Weslaco would join Brownsville, Harlingen, Pharr, Mission, Edinburg and Alton as the seventh Rio Grande Valley communit
Valley Morning Star (Harlingen, TX)
added Dec 18, 2016 15:43
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[Texas] Ingleside movement to ban smoking in bars, restaurant

Ingleside city council members will vote on whether they will move forward with a proposal by the students against destructive decisions to prevent damage caused by secondhand smoke. The proposal would ban smoking in its bar and restaurant outside of
KRIS Channel 6 (Corpus Christi, TX)
added Dec 13, 2016 16:06

Public housing smoking ban could be drag to enforce in Texas

Residents of more than 48,000 public housing units in Texas will fall under nonsmoking policies in the next two years, but it could be tough for local housing authorities to enforce the rule. Under a 55-page federal rule issued by the Department of Ho
The Texas Tribune
added Dec 8, 2016 20:33

[Texas] Some Fort Worth council members call for more smoking restrictions

Some members of the City Council said Tuesday that they want to revisit the city’s smoking ordinance, which bans smoking in most public places, and expand it to include bars. The call for the city staff to put together a committee or hold public hearing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Nov 16, 2016 20:17

[Texas] Herman: Legal fight over the remains of Texan famous for legal fights

As a top-drawer lawyer, he won billions for his clients, including the state of Texas as one of its attorneys in the tobacco industry lawsuit that produced a $17.3 billion settlement for the state. In reporting his death, Texas Lawyer said O’Quinn earned
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Nov 14, 2016 00:00

[Texas] EDITORIAL: That lovely scent you're smelling is smoke-free parks coming to Dallas

City Hall has struggled for two years to crush out smoking in Dallas public parks. At long last, Wednesday the City Council approved an imperfect but decent way forward. While we take exception with the number of exemptions the Dallas City Council clutte
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 11, 2016 20:33

[Texas] Tech Doc: Lung health: Early detection of cancer

Multiple professional societies and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommend annual screening with low dose CT for high-risk individuals. These are age 55-74 years and have a 30 pack-year smoking history, which is a calculation obtained by mu
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 8, 2016 20:01

[Texas] Houston-based cigar retailer acquired by longtime tobacco company

Serious Cigars LLC, a Houston-based cigar retailer, was acquired by Tabacalera USA, the U.S.-based cigar operations of British tobacco company Imperial Brands PLC. Ron and JeanneMarie Lesseraux founded Serious Cigars as a small online retail business in
Houston (TX) Business Journal
added Nov 5, 2016 13:47

[Florida, Texas] Fort Lauderdale cigar-maker acquires Houston cigar company

Fort Lauderdale-based Tabacalera USA, the domestic operation of British tobacco company Imperial Brands, announced Wednesday it has acquired Serious Cigars of Houston, Texas, and created a new division. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 5, 2016 13:47
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