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[Texas] Grace period ending for Paris' smoking ordinance

grace period for the city of Paris' new smoking ordinance is coming to an end, and Paris Police wants to get the word out now before violators have to pay a fine. Police Chief Bob Hundley says officers are giving out warnings until the 30- day grace peri
KXII (Sherman, TX/Ardmore, OK)
added Apr 9, 2014 07:09

[Texas] Georgetown City Council bans e-cigarettes in public places

City Council voted on Tuesday evening to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places as well as prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. According to Keith Hutchison, spokesperson for the City of Georgetown, starting April 23, e-cigarettes
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Apr 9, 2014 07:00

[Texas] 'Vapor' shops proliferate as smokers turn to e-cigs

But, by the time Vapor Junction opened on March 14, it was one of at least nine similar stores scattered throughout the community. “We introduced the product into the tobacco stores (years ago). We were having a lot of success in 2008 and 2009 selling th
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Apr 6, 2014 09:10

[Texas] Administrators, students grapple with e-cigarettes

Without a clear policy, TCC police, faculty and other college officials are forced to deal on their own with how to regulate the use of these products in the classrooms and hallways. Several schools in the area have already banned them, such as the Univ
The Collegian (Tarrant County (TX) College)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:42

[Texas] E-cigarette debate reaches McLennan County

Woodway is ridding its city campuses of any tobacco products, and that includes electronic cigarettes or “vaporizers,” City Manager Yost Zakhary said. Zakhary said the city stopped hiring tobacco users in mid-February and all its campuses will become tob
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Mar 30, 2014 19:29

[Texas] Georgetown smoking ban amended to include use of electronic vaping devices

At its March 25 meeting City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that would add EVDs into the city’s smoking ordinance. “Because it is new technology there is very limited testing as to the serious health issues that may or may not be ther
Community Impact Newspaper
added Mar 26, 2014 12:29

[Texas] City Council unanimously adopts comprehensive ‘No Smoking’ ban throughout Paris

A capacity crowd — many of them with strong opinions about smoking — packed the Paris City Council chambers on Monday night as the council amended city smoking regulations to include restaurants and sports venues.
eParis Extra!
added Mar 26, 2014 10:46

[Texas] Here is the proposed city-wide smoking ban ordinance that will come before the Paris City Council on Monday

Prohibition of Smoking in Enclosed Public Places. Smoking shall be prohibited in all enclosed public places within the City of Paris, Texas, including but not limited to, the following places: A. Aquariums, galleries, libraries, and museums. B. Areas avai
eParis Extra!
added Mar 26, 2014 10:41

[Texas] One year in, smoking ban creates new norm

Brownsville has been the non-smoking section of the Rio Grande Valley for more than a year now and a city health official suggested that the ban against smoking inside restaurants and bars has now become accepted as the norm here in southern Cameron Coun
Brownsville (TX) Herald
added Mar 26, 2014 01:29

[Texas] Invitation to All Points: Council considers restrictions on e-cigarettes

Fort Worth City Council is considering a ban of electronic cigarette sales to minors, following actions taken by several other cities in Texas and elsewhere. Proponents of e-cigarettes see them as a helpful and healthier tool in promoting smoking cessatio
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 24, 2014 10:29
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