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[Texas] Smith County to receive check from tobacco settlement

Texas’ share of the money is distributed through a committee called the State Tobacco Settlement Permanent Trust Account Administration Advisory Board. Darryl Primo, a Gregg County commissioner, represents 21 counties in East Texas on the committee and
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Texas] Garland bans smoking in all public restaurants, but updated ordinance exempts private clubs

In a split decision, the Garland City Council updated its smoking ordinance Tuesday night by banning smoking in all public restaurants. However, instead of approving a comprehensive, citywide smoke-free plan as proposed a month ago, council members exemp
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 8, 2018 18:07
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Cigar News: Texas Cigar Groups Petition Court to Throw Out Warning Label Requirements while FDA Seeks to Combine Cases

the Texas Group believes they are entitled to a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of the FDA’s regulations on Warning Labels. The group points out: “Plaintiffs already have begun to incur significant compliance costs, which will only mount
Cigar Coop
added Apr 6, 2018 19:09
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[Texas] UTEP receives grant to assist nationwide smoke free public housing initiative

- The UTEP School of Pharmacy was just recently awarded a $180,000 grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services to help roll out a new nationwide policy banning smoking from public housing. "We are leading the way when it comes to tobacco con
KTSM TV News Channel 9
added Mar 31, 2018 14:11
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[Texas] After ‘Tobacco 21,’ Metro Health Director Seeks ‘Culture of Health’ for SA

Bridger moved fast and aimed high during her first big push for change, successfully spearheading San Antonio’s effort to become the first city in Texas to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. She introduced the idea to City Counc
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:14
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[Texas] UTEP Grant to Assist with Implementation of Smoke-Free Public Housing Statewide

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires PHAs nationwide to implement a policy that prohibits the use of all lit tobacco products inside all dwelling units, indoor common areas, and PHA administrative office buildings by July 31, 201
El Paso (TX) Herald Post
added Mar 28, 2018 04:29
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FDA SEEKS TO MOVE TEXAS CIGAR LAWSUIT TO D.C., EYES COMBINING CASES

In a motion, FDA argues that En Fuego Tobacco Shop, LLC—one of the plaintiffs in the Texas case—is a member of the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association (IPCPR), one of the plaintiffs in the Washington D.C. case. Additionally, FDA ar
HalfWheel
added Mar 27, 2018 15:28
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[Texas] ANTI-SMOKING ADVOCATES WARN TOBACCO COMPANIES CHANGING TARGETING TACTICS

During a college panel anti-smoking advocates warned of tobacco companies’ changing tactics. “A lot of times it’s spending hundreds of billions of dollars on advertising and trying to find products that are going to reach youth and specifically we know
Spectrum News
added Mar 23, 2018 21:35
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[Texas] Court proclaims Anti-tobacco Day, National International Developmental Disability Day

Orange County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation naming March 21 as “Kick Butts Day/Anti-Tobacco Day” on behalf of the Gift of Life’s Youth Advisory Council. The Gift of Life provides free prostate cancer screenings, men’s health and free mammog
Orange (TX) Leader
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Texas] Fort Worth's new ordinance banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors went into effect Monday.

Since the Big Apple Cafe opened 26 years ago this week, customers at the Fort Worth far-east side bar have lit up and puffed away. But suddenly, the bar has no use for its 60 ash trays. "Well, not anymore, not after today,” said owner Joe Galland, a na
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:22
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