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[Texas] McENTIRE: Support Smoke-free Fort Worth and the ban on smoking in all local bars

What’s lost in the debate is the worker perspective — which as a former bar owner and employee, I know firsthand. Until recently, I owned several bars on West Seventh Street where, alongside my employees, I spent days and nights exposed to cloudy indoor
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Sep 10, 2016 23:48

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Last call for smoking in Fort Worth bars

The poll also showed that 80 percent say it would be nice to go out and enjoy bars without breathing secondhand smoke and smelling like smoke afterward. If Billy Bob’s has decided smoke-free is better for business and employees, the old walls against sm
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Aug 30, 2016 12:20
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[Texas] Coalition Pushes for Smoke-Free Fort Worth on Behalf of Service Employees

On their website, SFFW said "Fort Worth is the only major city in Texas that does not have a ordinance protecting citizens from the exposure to secondhand smoke in all workplaces. A smoke-free ordinance will protect the health of every resident in Fort W
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45

[Texas] Mother of 'affluenza teen' Ethan Couch is spotted working and smoking in Honky Tonk Woman biker bar - on the same day she gets released from home confinement

With a cigarette in her hand, Tonya Couch is seen smiling while serving drinks at the Honky Tonk Woman Saloon in Azle, Texas, the same day she was released from home confinement.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 25, 2016 12:58

[Texas] What Will Become of Dallas' Many Vape Shops After Regulations Favoring Tobacco?

What used to be customer service is now a crime, Kenny and Sarah Brattain, who co-own Mod Squad Vape Shop in Lewisville, say. “There’s areas of this industry that need regulation and there’s areas that don’t. I mean, for us to sell [a customer] a new mod
Dallas Observer
added Aug 25, 2016 03:44

[Texas] Dallas council will vote on no-exceptions smoking ban for parks

Dallas' Quality of Life and Environment Committee voted to send the full council a proposed ordinance banning smoking in all public parks — without exceptions. The park board's proposal, which passed in early June after many months of delays and debates,
Dallas Morning News
added Aug 23, 2016 13:28

[Texas] VIDEO: 3 On Your Side Investigates: Illegal cigarette sales

"There's a lot of convenient stores that do that. I've seen people buy them, but I didn't know it was illegal," said Charles Johnson of WMPR. "People smoke, and they just want a cigarette, you know?" As for the convenient stores that sell them, they eit
KCBD Ch. 11(Lubbock, TX)
added Aug 18, 2016 20:02

[Texas] VIDEO: New FDA Regulations for Smoke, Vape Shops Take Effect Monday

Due to the new regulations, some stores have felt driven to close their doors come Monday, such as Hub City Vapors. Their manager, Tom Jordan, shared this statement with EverythingLubbock: "As a result of new regulations, the FDA now categorizes our sto
KLBK CBS 13 (Lubbock, TX)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:44

Survey: Vaping now more popular than smoking among Texas teenagers

1 in 4 Texas secondary students have used e-cigarettes; in Austin high schools, it’s 19 percent. Nationally, vaping among students tripled from 2013 to 2014, surpassing the use of conventional cigarettes. The use of electronic cigarettes among Texas mi
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43

[Texas] Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban

A public health organization is working to amend Austin's smoking ordinance to restrict vaping anywhere smoking is forbidden and prohibit cigarette smoking on patios of restaurants and bars. The initiative comes courtesy of Central Health, a taxpayer-fi
Austin (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 22, 2016 01:59
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