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CUBBIN/FORD: Texas cities should follow San Antonio’s lead on new tobacco law

After all, there is not much to prevent San Antonio youths ages 18-20 from purchasing tobacco products from merchants outside the city limits. In short, we need greater geographic coverage.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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[Texas] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2018 National Conference in Dallas; Kicks Off 65th Anniversary Celebration with Focus on Future

The 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference is made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, SC Johnson...Scholarships are provided by A
PR Newswire
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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TEXAS CIGAR BUSINESSES SUE FDA OVER CIGAR REGULATIONS

argues that the warning label requirements—and the process FDA went about deciding said requirements—is a violation of various laws including the first amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act, a law which requires the government to go through certa
HalfWheel
added Jan 17, 2018 09:17
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[Texas] VIDEO: Mixed reactions to San Antonio's ordinance to raise tobacco purchasing age

San Antonio's city council approved the ordinance on Thursday, which some have said could set an example for cities like Austin. "We're definitely going to lose money [if something like that were passed in Austin] because that's a portion of the populat
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:18
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This Texas city just became the first to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21

The legal age for purchasing tobacco products just went up in one of the biggest cities in Texas. San Antonio became the first city in the state to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products when its city council voted 9-2 Wednesday to change the legal
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jan 15, 2018 23:15
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San Antonio Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21 – City Is First in Texas to Pass Tobacco 21

The San Antonio vote adds momentum to the growing movement across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, five states – California, New Jersey, Oregon, Hawaii and Maine – have raised the tobacco age to 21, along with at least 285 localities,
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:03
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[Texas] Council Votes To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council voted 8-2 Thursday to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products in San Antonio from 18 to 21, becoming the first city in Texas to impose such a restriction. “I think today is a historic day,” Councilwoman Ana Sandoval (D7) said. “We
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:25
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San Antonio becomes first city in Texas to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21

The new ordinance, which city officials had been discussing since August, passed by a 9 to 2 vote. Council members Greg Brockhouse and Clayton Perry voted against the measure, questioning if the city should regulate such activity and expressing concerns
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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Tobacco Prevention Campaigns Come Up Short In Texas

Texas spends over seven-billion-dollars more on healthcare-related costs, than it generates in tobacco-related taxes, and money it gets from the 1998 “Big Tobacco” settlement. Another thing is is that Texas spends just four-and-one-half million on tobacco
Red River Radio Network
added Jan 11, 2018 02:07
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[Texas] CITY OF MANOR BANS SMOKING IN PUBLIC AREAS

MANOR, Texas — Smoking in bars in the city of Manor is no longer allowed. The Manor City Council approved an ordinance to prohibit smoking in public establishments as well as within 15 feet of the entrance. In a Facebook post, the City said: “There is
Spectrum News
added Jan 5, 2018 12:54
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