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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigs differently than tobacco cigarettes

Texas cities need to consider these factors. E-cigarettes may not be harmless, but they are not as bad as cigarettes. As such, they should be regulated differently.
Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added Jun 23, 2014 09:32

[Texas] Wichita Falls votes to expand smoke-free areas

Smoke-Free Texas Coalition applauds the persistence of the many individuals and organizations that have fought the long battle to make Wichita Falls smoke-free. Nevertheless, it is disappointing that the ordinance will have a lengthy implementation period
KSWO-TV ( Lawton, OK)
added Jun 18, 2014 19:14

[Texas] El Paso City Council bans smoking e-cigarettes, vaping in public places

El Paso City Council on Tuesday amended a previous ordinance to include banning smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettess) or vaping in public places. The four main changes to the ordinance approved by City Council are:
KVIA TV Channel 7 (El Paso, TX)
added Jun 17, 2014 15:17

Smoke Free Organizations Target Texas Cities

Having lost support in four consecutive legislative sessions, supporters of a ban on smoking in all workplaces are taking their fight to individual cities. The West Texas Smoke Free Coalition targeting Lubbock and Smoke Free Wichita Falls are the latest e
added Jun 16, 2014 10:13

El Paso, Texas Considers Ban On E-Cigarettes

City Council is slated to hold a public hearing Tuesday to decide whether to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco products under the local smoking ban. If the Smoke Free Ordinance were modified to include e-cigarettes, the Texas city would join approximately
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jun 13, 2014 16:07

[Texas] City of Longview employees asked not to use e-cigs at work

City Manager David Willard has asked city employees not to use electronic cigarettes at work until a policy committee fleshes out how to address the devices, which have skyrocketed in popularity in recent months. “The policy committee will soon be consid
Longview (TX) News-Journal
added Jun 10, 2014 11:48

[Texas] VIDEO: UTSA Goes Tobacco-Free

Over the last year, the university has restricted smoking to a few designated areas and the parking lots around campus. On Sunday, that all changed, though one smoker we talked to said it's a ban in name only. "I mean they say no smoking and they try to
Time Warner Cable News
added Jun 2, 2014 17:54

[Texas] Smoking at UTSA will soon be a thing of the past

When University of Texas at San Antonio students come back to class for the summer session, they will no longer be able to light up on campus. "That includes e-cigarettes. It includes smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco, any kind of tobacco product,” Jo
WOAI NBC Channel 4 (San Antonio, TX)
added May 30, 2014 12:45

[Mexico, Texas] As Senate and House Lawmakers Slog Through FDA Appropriations Bills, FDA’s To-Do List Grows

House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations... is encouraged that FDA has provided options for a way forward on distinguishing between premium cigars and other tobacco products...understands that nearly one in four packs of cigarettes consumed in
FDA Law Blog (Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.)
added May 30, 2014 02:44

[Texas] New trend: E-cigarettes being used to smoke marijuana

The Create A Cig shop off Oltorf in Southeast Austin was packed Monday as users came in for Memorial Day specials. A crowd is normal there. "I would say hundreds of people come in every week," said manager Devin Matthews.
KTBC Fox 7 (Austin TX)
added May 27, 2014 12:07
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