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[Texas] Teens descend on Wichita Falls to fight youth tobacco use

Teens from as far away as Dallas spent their Saturday in Wichita Falls, learning how to make a difference in their communities when it comes to tobacco. The Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition with the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Health District
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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[Texas] Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Keep Irving Beautiful and Irving Code Enforcement

The 2017 Keep America Beautiful National Conference was made possible through the support of some of America’s leading companies, including: Title Sponsor – Wrigley Company Foundation; Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe’s and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Com
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Feb 2, 2017 19:58
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Texas failing in its efforts to reduce tobacco use according to new report

On all analyzed levels Texas received Grade F on implementing laws to reduce tobaccos use and save lives though it was not the only state to receive a poor grade. The report shows that most states as well as the federal government are not doing all that
KCEN TV NBC 6 (Temple, TX)
added Jan 25, 2017 21:33
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Two States Think 21 / Texas, Washington consider raising legal age to purchase tobacco

Texas and Washington state may join California and Hawaii as the only states to raise the legal purchase age of tobacco products from 18 to 21, according to two separate news sources.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:28
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[Texas] Prison chaplain admits taking bribes to smuggle tobacco

BEAUMONT, TEXAS A federal prison chaplain has admitted taking bribes from inmates in return for smuggling cigarettes and tobacco into the Southeast Texas facility. Eric S. Patrick of Nederland, Texas was chaplain at the maximum-security U.S. Penitentia
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2017 22:07
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Texas, Washington Mull Statewide Tobacco 21 Laws

If legislation is approved, the two states would follow in the footsteps of Hawaii and California. Hawaii became the first state to set the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products at 21. That law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, as CSNews Online prev
Convenience Store News
added Jan 20, 2017 21:54
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Texas, Washington Mull Statewide Tobacco 21 Laws

If legislation is approved, the two states would follow in the footsteps of Hawaii and California. Hawaii became the first state to set the legal minimum buying age for tobacco products at 21. That law went into effect Jan. 1, 2016, as CSNews Online prev
Convenience Store News
added Jan 20, 2017 21:54
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Texas may snuff out smoking for anyone younger than 21

But this year it has backing from some powerful Republicans whose support could mean Texas will become just the third state to hike its smoking age above 19. “We can move this bill forward,” said Rep. John Zerwas, a Richmond Republican and physician who w
Dallas Morning News
added Jan 17, 2017 19:54
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Texas may become third state to raise smoking age to 21 as potential law could prevent 200,000 premature deaths and save $406M in health care

Several state officials, including Rep John Zerwas and Sen Carlos Uresti, have been trying to convince lawmakers to raise the minimum age... The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) published a report that outlines the impacts of the proposed age l
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:51
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[Texas] Alumnus earns spot in FDA Center for Tobacco Products

José L. Medina, an alumnus of UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin, recently began working for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products (CTP). Previously, Medina was a Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellow at the FDA. The
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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