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[Texas] Nederland passes smoking ban at city parks and facilities

Smoking and electronic vaping will be prohibited in Nederland city parks and park facilities. The Nederland City Council approved the ordinance at their regular meeting on June 13 after some amending was done. City Manager Chris Duque said approving the
Port Arthur (TX) News
added Jun 16, 2016 13:48

[Texas] No Smoke, No Problem

Regardless, Koch and his network of volunteers are informing the public about the proposed smoking ban through events like Friday on the Green while signing up supporters via The next step is to ask City Council to adopt a new, stricter
Fort Worth (TX) Weekly
added Jun 15, 2016 20:53

Mesquite Joins 51 Texas Cities in Becoming Smoke-Free

Mesquite joined 51 Texas cities in becoming a “comprehensive smoke-free city” Monday night. The Mesquite City Council passed an ordinance that prohibits smoking in “all indoor places of employment.” Effective immediately, the new policy will ban smoking
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:44

[Texas] Bars celebrate smoking ban ordinance amendment

said their business increased immediately after a smoking ban was amended by the Port Arthur City Council on May 31....“It’s been night and day,” Childs said. “We had 20 people in here on Tuesday night celebrating. They heard the news through messaging an
Port Arthur (TX) News
added Jun 4, 2016 12:25

[Texas] Park board snuffs out smoking at Dallas parks, but puff away at golf courses and shooting range

Dallas’ Park and Recreation Board voted Thursday morning to ban smoking in all city parks. If approved by the City Council, the ban would have just three exceptions: Golfers walking the city-owned courses can still light up on the driving range, on the
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Jun 2, 2016 20:35

[Texas] Port Arthur no longer a comprehensive smoke-free city

According to City Councilwoman Tiffany Hamilton, an amendment allowing bars, private clubs, bingo halls and non-profit fraternal orders to be exempt from the smoke-free ordinance, passed during Tuesday night's council meeting. The the city-wide smoking ba
KBMT 12 (Beaumont, TX)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:52

LETTERS: Little opposition among readers to smoking ban at Billy Bob’s Texas

The ban came about because of complaints from Billy Bob’s customers, and, as we all know, “The customer is always right.” The honky-tonk left an alternative for folks to smoke on its outdoor patio. So no one was discriminated against.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 28, 2016 01:50

[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
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