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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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[Texas] Exploding e-cigarette causes local fire and face burns

Last night a Paris fire was caused by en exploding e-cigarette which sent one for medical aid with burns to the face. “The small fire started in the floor of the home and was quickly extinguished by the Paris Fire Department,” cited Fire Chief Larry Wri
eParis (TX) Extra!
added Mar 3, 2017 20:09

[Texas] Christus offers lung scans without referral ($$)

A potentially lifesaving screening procedure is available to more people now at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-New Braunfels, or CSRH-NB. Starting Monday, the hospital will allow people who don’t have referrals from a physician to receive low-radiation CT
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 25, 2017 15:23

[Texas] VIDEO: City will ask smokers to put out cigarettes in Dallas parks

Signs with the phrase “Smell flowers, not smoke” have been placed all over city parks to tell park users about the new ordinance taking effect on March 1. “The smoking ban allows us to reach our goal of providing a healthy environment and reduce litter
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:31
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