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[Texas] Restaurants, Bars Stay Ahead of Smoking Ban

Come June 17, all bars and restaurants in Wichita Falls will be smoke free. ...have had two years to implement the ban to make the transition easier on business owners. Some places, like On The Border, decided to put out the flame sooner rather than lat
Texhoma (KFDX NBC 3, KJTL FOX 18 and KJBO MyTV 35) (Wichita Falls, TX)
added May 28, 2016 00:39

[Texas] Low Income, Smoking, Word Of Mouth Associated With Preference For Surgery Over Exercise

a research team in Houston has found that veterans who could choose between regular exercise or a surgical procedure to improve their leg pain were more likely to choose surgery if they had lower socioeconomic status, if they smoked or if they knew someon
PR Newswire
added May 23, 2016 19:14

[Texas] New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners

Back in December we told you about Frank Blankenship, a local shop owner and vaping activist who traveled to Washington D.C. to fight these exact regulations. Now that they have been approved, he feels many stores - including Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop, hi
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added May 22, 2016 14:28

[Texas] Smoke-free ordinance under fire by bar owners

Port Arthur City Council members were asked Tuesday to consider the plight of bar owners who complained the city’s new smoke free ordinance was snuffing out their business. At the same time, another group of speakers urged Council to hold fast to their
Port Arthur (TX) News
added May 18, 2016 20:03

[Texas] BATES: Smoke Free chairman says thank you

On behalf of the Smoke-Free Port Arthur Coalition, over 100 Smoke-Free Port Arthur Public Hearing attendees, several public hearing speakers in favor of Smoke-Free Port Arthur, hundreds of other Smoke-Free Air supporters, and as a proud resident of Port
Port Arthur (TX) News
added May 18, 2016 07:29

[Texas] LETTERS: Billy Bob’s smoking ban

I applaud the leaders of Billy Bob’s, one of our nation’s largest nightclubs, for prioritizing the health of guests, employees and entertainers. / On behalf of the board of the American Heart Association Tarrant County, I’d like to thank Billy Bob’s for
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 16, 2016 23:44

[Texas] Belton Council considers banning smoking on city property

City Council members discussed creating an ordinance that will forbid smoking on city of Belton property — including outdoor parks — at Tuesday’s workshop. Mayor pro tem David Leigh said he wanted to bring the topic of Belton becoming a smoke-free city be
Temple (TX) Daily Telegram
added May 16, 2016 14:47

[Texas] FDA E-Cigarette Regulations Isn't New to Wichita Falls

Some aspects of the new regulations, like selling to anyone under the age of 18, is not new to the City of Wichita Falls. That's because of the city wide ordinance that passed in July of 2014. And officials at the Wichita County Public Health District
Texhoma (KFDX NBC 3, KJTL FOX 18 and KJBO MyTV 35) (Wichita Falls, TX)
added May 6, 2016 11:34

20 years later, still unclear whether landmark Texas tobacco settlement was a success

the Beaumont attorney who led the state's case is unapologetic about the results. The state's treasury raked in billions of dollars from the litigation, though only a small fraction...Two decades later, there is no consensus among legal experts on whether
Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added May 2, 2016 15:54

[Texas] Universal City Goes Smoke-Free In Workplaces

Universal City Council joined in 49 other Texas cities when it unanimously voted Tuesday to approve an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in workplaces. Charlie Gagen with the American Cancer Society said it’s a move that protects the health and safe
Texas Public Radio
added Apr 20, 2016 19:44
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