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[Texas] CDC: More college campuses are tobacco or smoke free

Weatherford College’s policy prohibiting tobacco products was created by the board of trustees about five years ago, WC Police Chief Paul Stone said. E-cigarettes and vaporizers were added to the policy a few years later, WC Public Relations Coordinator
Weatherford (TX) Democrat
added Aug 13, 2018 19:00
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[Texas] Metro Health hosts stakeholder meetings prior to Tobacco 21 implementation

San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is holding the first of four stakeholder meetings Wednesday prior to the debut of the new Tobacco 21 ordinance, which is scheduled to take effect Oct. 1. The San Antonio City Council passed the ordinance in Janu
KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:46
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[Texas] Smoking prohibited within 25 feet of public housing buildings in Harlingen

It's a regulation Roxanne Duran believes will have a positive impact in the community. "We have kids running around outside. We don't have to worry about finding cigarette butts on the floor and kids putting them in their mouths and thinking basically t
KGBT 4 (Harlingen, TX)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:54
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[Texas] Ban on Smoking in Public Housing Is Already in Effect in Houston

Here in Houston, smoking in public housing is already prohibited. Donna Dixon with the Houston Housing Authority said HUD had been talking about a ban for about a decade, so they decided to impose their own in 2014.
KUHF 88.7 Houston (TX) Public Media
added Aug 1, 2018 19:14
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[California, Massachusetts, Texas] 'Just as bad as we feared, maybe worse,' say smoking opponents about Juul

Kids in middle and high school were the first to tell 7 On Your Side...7 On Your Side reached out to JUUL Labs for a response to the government’s investigation. As is their habit, they responded to us within minutes with a thorough statement. Statement
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jul 26, 2018 02:17
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[Texas] Nolanville: City council to enact stricter smoking rules

city council plans to add controversial bans to its smoking ordinance, but says it’s open to hearing residents’ concerns. Residents were invited to share feedback and concerns at a public forum being held during the regular city council meeting at 6 p.m.
KWTX-TV News 10 KWTX-DT Channel 53 (Waco, Texas)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:36
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[Texas] Round Rock may expand indoor smoking ban to include bars

The Round Rock City Council is set to vote Thursday night on possibly taking bars off the list of places that still allow smoking. If the change to the ordinance is approved, a city spokesman said that would affect seven bars in town. The mayor says the
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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[Texas] Ban on smoking in vehicles may be well-intended but misses mark

The biggest proposed change would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present. Other changes would ban smoking in public areas, as well as a requirement for a separate ventilation system for smoking sections in restaurants. The ban wo
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Jul 15, 2018 15:19
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[Texas] Vaping Essays: E-Cigarette Sellers Offering Scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Jul 10, 2018 13:15
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CIGAR INDUSTRY GETS ITS DAY IN TEXAS COURT

In a small courtroom in a non-descript building in the suburbia that is Plano, Texas, the cigar industry made its case once again that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has gone too far. U.S. Magistrate Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson heard oral a
HalfWheel
added Jun 28, 2018 04:01
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