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[Texas] Smoke-free ordinance faces final vote at Waco meeting

Compared with the current smoking ordinance passed in 2009, the new smoke-free ordinance eliminates exemptions for bars and pool halls, as well as for separately ventilated smoking areas inside restaurants and other businesses.
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 19, 2015 11:54
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[Texas] SIEGEL: Another Youth E-Cigarette Survey Fails to Ask the Right Questions and Compromises Study Conclusions

by omitting from the paper the facts that e-cigarettes are much safer than real cigarettes and that they contain no tobacco and involve no combustion, the article suggests that e-cigarette experimentation among smokers is a much larger problem than it act
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 13, 2015 11:59
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[Texas] RUSSELL: Smoke screen / Stigma, stress among factors that lead to higher tobacco use higher in LGB community

According to LGBT Healthlink’s most recent survey of health issues critical to LGBTs, Texas received a C+ average for its inclusion of LGBT people...LGB community is one of tobacco companies’ hottest markets, and most reliable revenue streams too.
Dallas Voice
added Jul 11, 2015 09:25
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[Texas] UTSA research suggests ‘vaping’ may not be as risk-free as it appears

The researchers also worry that in addition to causing blood pressure spikes, prolonged vaping could lead to long-term cardiovascular problems, especially in people with undiagnosed hypertension.
University of Texas at San Antonio
added Jul 9, 2015 15:41
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[Texas] Waco council votes 5-1 to snuff smoking in bars, eateries

Waco City Council voted Tuesday to outlaw smoking in bars, restaurants and most other enclosed public spaces, siding with those who said the dangers of secondhand smoke outweighed business concerns about the ban. On the first of two required votes, the c
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 8, 2015 10:34
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[New York, Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoking is bad, but what about privacy?

Mayor Bill de Blasio is ramping up the city’s war against smoking — at home...Pressuring landlords to ban smoking from their buildings is a loss of personal freedom. A central tenet in American life has been that people can do whatever they want in their
Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph
added Jul 7, 2015 14:53
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[Texas] Houston researchers seek gay smokers for study

A new LGB smoking study at the University of Houston is underway and researchers are seeking participants, Project Q Houston reports. Scientists behind Project FRESH AIR (Focused Research to Enhance Social Health Among individuals in the Rainbow) are hop
Washington (DC) Blade
added Jun 26, 2015 21:26
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[Texas] Waco delays vote on smoking ban as debate smolders

City Council on Tuesday postponed until next month a comprehensive smoking ban, but still got an earful from dozens of both advocates and opponents of the proposal. The proposed “smoke-free” ordinance would snuff out smoking in workplaces and enclosed pub
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 20, 2015 19:33
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free Waco is terrific goal, but consider local businesses’ investments as well

City Council should be resourceful in how it does so, offering a decent grace period that allows businesses time to adjust or grandfathering those businesses that adapted earlier till they sell, renovate, move or, best of all, get with the program, if onl
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 16, 2015 06:24
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[Texas] Complete Waco smoking ban would target bars, restaurants, workplaces

A comprehensive ban on smoking inside bars, restaurants and other public spaces and workplaces goes before the Waco City Council for a vote Tuesday. The “smoke-free” ordinance proposed by the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District board would erase
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 13, 2015 20:46
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