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[Texas] Rapper Post Malone grabs Justin Bieber by the throat... after popstar stubs cigarette out on his arm

Malone appears to grab Justin Bieber by the throat in a Houston nightclub. The incident occurred in the early hours of April 10, 2016, while Bieber was partying with pals in the VIP area of Che nightclub.
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:31
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[Texas] VIDEO: E-Cigarette Chemical Reason for Caution?

A certain chemical found in e-cigarettes and refill liquids could lead to a disease nicknamed "Popcorn Lungs." "Popcorn lung is basically a scarring of the inner lining of the lungs, of the bronchioles," Keivin Swanson, Public Health Specialist
KTRE_TV (Lufkin, TX)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:57
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[Texas] Port Arthur City council approves smoking ban

city council voted to institute a smoking ban inside city limits. This effort was led by city councilwoman Tiffany Hamilton. A representative of the American Cancer Society spoke to council saying "second hand smoke can be annoying and deadly."
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:50
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[Texas] Smoke-free ordinance passes in Port Arthur

city council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a city ordinance that would prohibit smoking in workplaces... "Smoke-Free Port Arthur is grateful to the city council for taking this step to protect workers and residents of Port Arthur from the health ef
KFDM-TV CBS Channel 6 (Beaumont, TX)
added Apr 6, 2016 20:47
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Texas Supreme Court says tobacco tax doesn't violate state constitution

ruled Friday that a tax on products made by tobacco companies that did not participate in a previous multibillion-dollar settlement intended to offset the state's costs for smoking-related diseases does not violate the state's constitution.
Reuters
added Apr 4, 2016 16:04
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TEXAS v. TEXAS SMALL TOBACCO COALITION, AND GLOBAL TOBACCO, INC.: ON PETITION FOR REVIEW FROM THE COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD DISTRICT OF TEXAS

Our Equal and Uniform Clause caselaw explains that “only an extreme and clear case . . . would justify an interference by the courts with the legislative action.”60 This is not that case. Whatever may be said of the tax, it is not “an arbitrary, unreasona
Texas Judicial Branch
added Apr 4, 2016 15:40
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'Small Tobacco' Tax Upheld By Texas Supreme Court ($$)

rejected argument that a tax on “small tobacco” companies not part of the landmark 1998 tobacco settlement violated the state constitution’s equal and uniform taxation clause, finding Texas had a rational basis for the tax scheme.
Law360
added Apr 4, 2016 15:33
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Texas high court overturns cigarette-tax ban

The decision is expected to rekindle a simmering legal fight between the state and small tobacco companies over a 2013 law that levied a 55-cent tax on cigarettes made by small tobacco companies that were not part of a landmark 1998 settlement with the f
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Apr 3, 2016 13:53
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State Supreme Court upholds Texas tax on tobacco

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Tax was levied on manufacturers that weren’t part of Big Tobacco’s multibillion-dollar settlement. Small tobacco firms sued to overturn 55-cent-per-pack tax on tobacco products.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Apr 2, 2016 14:20
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Texas high court overturns cigarette-tax ban

overturned a lower court's decision that declared a state tax on small cigarette manufacturers illegal. The decision is expected to rekindle a simmering legal fight between the state and small tobacco companies over a 2013 law that levied a 55-cent tax on
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Apr 2, 2016 00:55
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