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[Texas] Lewisville area sees wave of restrictions involving e-cigarettes, young residents

Frank Malara, owner of The Vapor Zone, stopped allowing customers to bring kids younger than 18 into the store last week in response to a new Lewisville city ordinance that bans selling e-cigarette products to minors. The reason kids can’t come in, he sa
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2014 10:26

[Texas] Editor's Note: Uncertain risk prompts e-cigarette debate

the debate is complicated by the fact that not all e-cigarette solutions contain nicotine, as vapors come in a variety of flavors. The main disagreement is about how local government should handle these relatively new products with uncertain consequences.
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 22, 2014 10:21

[Texas] AFD Puts Out 3rd Fire Caused By Smoking Material

Battalion Chief Thayer Smith says this fire was the third fire in a 24 hour shift by the same crew.
KEYE Ch. 2 CBS (Austin, TX)
added Feb 21, 2014 14:48

[Texas] Frisco City Council bans e-cigarettes in public areas

E-cigarettes will no longer be allowed in public areas of Frisco, after a vote by the City Council late Tuesday to treat the battery-operated devices the same as tobacco products. The council voted unanimously, 6-0
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 19, 2014 08:08

[Texas] EDITORIAL: The facts about secondhand smoke are indisputable

Comal County commissioners on Thursday took a step into the 21st century by banning smoking in all county facilities, yet left one foot in the past by allowing department heads the option of enforcing the ban in county-owned vehicles.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54

[Texas] E-Cigarettes use not welcomed on Williamson County property

Williamson County’s ban on using electronic cigarettes on county property went into effect. Commissioners approved an amendment to the county’s tobacco-free workplace policy last week to add e-cigarettes.
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Feb 12, 2014 12:53

[Texas] Houston Housing Authority Implements Smoke-Free Policy at Its 25 Properties Throughout Houston

In an effort to protect non-smokers, especially children, from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, the Houston Housing Authority has implemented a smoke-free policy at its 25 public housing and tax credit properties throughout the city. Effective Jan
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Feb 1, 2014 21:06

[Texas] Sheriff disputes smoking ban

Sheriff Bob Holder snuffed out — at least temporarily — a plan to ban employee smoking in all county facilities and vehicles when he told Comal commissioners Thursday that he wouldn’t enforce the regulation.
New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Jan 31, 2014 14:52

[Texas] Paris considers smoking ban

At both city council meetings this month, many Paris residents have spoken up in favor of the city implementing a city-wide ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and other public places.
KXII (Sherman, TX/Ardmore, OK)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:55

[Texas] Are e-cigarettes a problem? A council divided

Local government officials are taking notice of this latest tobacco craze. E-cigs are not federally regulated, and though several states have adopted regulations on the battery-operated devices, Texas hasn’t. As a result, city leaders say they don’t kno
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jan 30, 2014 08:33
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