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[Texas] Austin Looks to Add E-Cigarettes to Smoking Ban in Public Places

On Thursday, the Austin City Council is expected to approve a resolution adding electronic smoking devices, or e-cigs, to the original ban on smoking in public. Essentially, this resolution is only adding e-cigarettes to the language of the ordinance.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 11, 2017 19:10

[China, Texas] Man Injured By Vaping Device Battery Files Second Amended Petition ($$)

filed a second amended petition in Texas state court to add a Chinese company that made the battery for a vaping device that exploded and injured him to his complaint against the makers of the vaping device and the store that sold it to him, a claiming ne
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57

[Texas] Arlington council approves smoking ban after compromising on buffer, e-cigs

City Council Tuesday extended the city’s smoking ban to include nightclubs, adult businesses, pool halls and bowling centers. The vote was 7-2 and occurred, as it has the past two council meetings, before a full house of more than 100 backers and opponen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 11, 2017 00:35

[Texas] LETTER: Tobacco's other big losers

Vela was think the only group that will lose out if the law raising the age to buy tobacco is passed is the tobacco companies. Our congressmen and senators who support government subsidies for tobacco farming and receive large contributions
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added May 9, 2017 21:06

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
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