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[Texas] EDITORIAL: To our good health

the science behind the effects of secondhand smoke on non-smokers is settled. And while some citizens will quietly protest the New Year’s Day implementation of a city ordinance banning smoking in local bars, restaurants and other enclosed spaces, it’s tim
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Dec 29, 2015 15:44

[Texas] Sounding Off: Dallas-area readers generally agree with a proposed ordinance to ban smoking in parks

What do you think of the proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in Dallas’ parks and along its trails? W. Paul Radman, North Dallas: Why would the council want to destroy the beauty of cigarette butts along the paths and grass of the parks?
Dallas Morning News
added Dec 25, 2015 23:59

Sandra Bland’s Family Calls for Criminal Charges Against Texas Trooper

Footage of Ms. Bland’s traffic stop showed that it escalated when Trooper Encinia asked Ms. Bland to extinguish a cigarette.... Trooper Encinia’s report did not mention the dispute over the cigarette or his threat to use a stun gun.
New York Times
added Dec 24, 2015 14:43

[Texas] E-cigarette liquid poisoning rises in Harris County children ($$)

Colorful liquids could be fatal to children, adults if they are ingested, physician says
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Dec 22, 2015 05:27

[Texas] Debates About E-Cigarettes Continue

He tells us a main reason e-cigarettes are even compared to tobacco products is because they contain liquid nicotine, but not much. "We just ran a survey locally and across the U.S.," Blankenship said. "The majority of the respondents in that survey are
KCIT-TV Fox14 / KCPN-LP kcpn33 (Amarillo, TX)
added Dec 18, 2015 19:51

Texas Asks State Justices To Revive 'Small Tobacco' Tax ($$)

told the state Supreme Court that it has a rational basis for imposing a cigarette tax only on “Small Tobacco” companies that weren’t part of a landmark 1998 settlement with “Big Tobacco” and argued the tax should be revived.
added Dec 9, 2015 20:07
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[Texas] Odessa College hears tobacco use policy feedback

The goal is to consider a policy that is respectful to tobacco and non-tobacco users. There currently are no designated smoking areas on campus, but people cannot smoke in campus buildings, McKay said. “It’s not the task force’s responsibility to have an
Odessa (TX) American
added Dec 4, 2015 19:53

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. DANIEL C. MORALES: Appeals from the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas Before STEWART, Chief Judge, and CLEMENT and ELROD, Circuit Judges. (PDF)

The district court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to modify the protective order. We thus AFFIRM. Because we hold that Morales’s appeal was timely, we DISMISS AS MOOT his appeal of the district court’s denial of his motion for an extension of t
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (New Orleans, LA)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:08

[Texas] 5th Circ. Says Ex-Con AG Can't Use Tobacco Settlement Docs ($$)

Sealed documents that were used during criminal proceedings against former Texas Attorney General Daniel C. Morales will stay secret, the Fifth Circuit ruled Monday, denying Morales' request to make public two of the documents. Morales had lobbied the Fi
added Dec 2, 2015 18:01

[Texas] Edinburg Makes Smoking Illegal

By unanimous vote the Edinburg City Council amended an ordinance that now makes smoking illegal within the City. The comprehensive plan bans smoking in places of employment, public places, outdoor areas and City owned facilities as a means to protect the
Edinburg (TX) Review
added Dec 2, 2015 17:45
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