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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

[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

[Texas] VIDEO: More Stringent Arlington Smoking Ban Moves Forward

Arlington City Council is trying to clear the air this week as the city took steps toward becoming smoke-free. The new smoking ordinance passed the first vote and the second and final vote is scheduled for late April.
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:28

[Texas] New smoking rules make Arlington "100% smoke free"

Arlington’s Health Services Manager Amy Carpenter explained that receiving a “100 percent smoke free” designation means a city removes exceptions from its smoking ordinance. On Tuesday, the Council fielded considerable citizen feedback before voting 6-3
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 12, 2017 13:46

[Texas] Overflow crowd turns out for Arlington council vote on extending smoking ban

A divided City Council voted on Tuesday to extend the city’s workplace smoking ban after making a last-minute exception for bingo halls. In the first of two required readings, the council tentatively approved extending no-smoking regulations to include
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 12, 2017 13:40

[Texas] Council looking at possible new smoking ordinance

On Tuesday, Huntsville City Council members discussed a new smoking ordinance that would prohibit smoking in certain establishments. According to Mayor Andy Brauninger, nothing is settled yet, but a change may be coming soon. “It’s mainly for health reas
Weatherford (TX) Democrat
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

[Texas] Palmview cracking down on underage drinking and public smoking

Afterward, the city also adopted an ordinance to prohibit indoor smoking in a public business. Similar to the one passed in the city of Mission June 2016, the ordinance would require smokers to remain 25 feet from public buildings. Failure to comply
Mission (TX) Progress-Times
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Texas] Trinity University is going tobacco-free

Starting August 1, the University will be a tobacco-free campus. That means no cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, snuff, or chewing tobacco. The ban even includes e-cigarettes and vaping.
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:16

[Texas] 15 Year Old Boy Hospitalized After E-Cigarette Explodes

The 15-year-old suffered severe burns to his face and chest after the e-cigarette exploded as he used it. Tarrant County sheriffs responded to the 9-1-1 call from Fossil Creek Estates on Round Hill Road around 5 yesterday evening. The teen was airlifted
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Apr 4, 2017 17:33
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[Texas] Arlington council disagrees on new smoking limits, sets April 11 vote

A proposal to further tighten Arlington’s smoking regulations and earn an official smoke-free designation will go to the City Council for a vote April 11. The ordinance amendment would ban smoking in bars, pool halls, bingo parlors, bowling centers and
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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