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[Texas] Dallas to consider ban on smoking in parks

The Dallas Park and Recreation Board directed city staff on Thursday to draft a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking at the city’s parks and trails.
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 7, 2014 11:16
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[Texas] Wallace: City of Lubbock needs smoking ban in public

Smoking in public should be illegal nationwide but Lubbock needs to be ahead of that curve in order to help out Tech students and its residents.
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:51
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[Texas] Letter: Secondhand smoke is a health hazard

I am writing to you as a concerned Lubbock citizen in support of a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance for our city. Plain and simple, secondhand smoke is a health hazard. Studies have shown secondhand smoke is full of disease- and disability-causing age
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 1, 2014 16:42
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[Texas] Letter: Doubts secondhand danger

I have serious doubts inhaling secondhand smoke has the same results. If inhaling secondhand smoke kills, then everyone born before 1970 would be dying from emphysema and lung cancer.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 27, 2014 21:55
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[Texas] Lubbock Smoking Ban Could Expand to Regulation Inside Cars and Homes

West Texas Smoke-Free Coalition has been in the planning process and attending city council meetings for months. The group is led by Lubbock Attorney Matthew Harris and claim that they are pursuing an expanded smoking ban in Lubbock in order to protect th
breitbart.com
added Oct 27, 2014 21:30
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Electronic Cigarette Exposures Reported to Texas Poison Centers

exposures reported to poison centers are increasing. Most of the patients are young children. The exposures most frequently occur through ingestion. Reported exposures often do not have serious outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:16
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[Texas] Letter: Medical student warns of smoking danger

My decision to go to medical school here four years ago stemmed from Lubbock being known for its strong culture of community and West Texas friendliness.... Everyone, including these patients, should have the right to go into any business and not worry a
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 18:24
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[Texas] Lubbock City Council Tables Smoking Ordinance Amendment, Approves Storm Water Rate Adjustments

The council chambers were filled to nearly capacity on Thursday, October 23, in anticipation of the vote which was indefinitely postponed in a 4-3 vote with Mayor Robertson and council members Jeff Griffith and Karen Gibson dissenting. Councilman Victor
KFYO News/Talk 790
added Oct 24, 2014 15:28
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[Texas] Lubbock City Council delays vote on expanded smoking ordinance

With the seats inside the chamber full, and people standing along the back wall out to the door, members of the City Council voted 4-3 Thursday evening to delay making a first-reading vote on an amendment to an existing ordinance that would prohibit smok
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 24, 2014 15:26
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[Iowa, Texas] Governor Rick Perry Campains for Adam Gregg

Republican Attorney General candidate Adam Gregg...said that Miller is known for his lawsuit against the tobacco companies. “So your legacy after 32 years, is suing people,” said Gregg. “My plan and my legacy will be protecting more people.” Gregg’s goal
WHO-TV 13 (Des Moines, IA)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:33
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