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[Texas] Snuffing out traditional cigarettes ($$)

Electronic cigarettes, a smoking hot national trend, have found their way to Galveston County and the Clear Lake area, where retailers are setting up shops to tap into a $1 billion market. How hot is the market? Cindy Milina and Steve Salisbury opened Is
Galveston (TX) Daily News
added Jul 31, 2014 12:06

[Texas] Here's where you can still smoke in Houston

This week word came that Houston’s public parks, golf courses and pools will be smoke-free zones come September. Parks and Recreation Department Director Joe Turner announced the new policy at a City Council Quality of Life Committee meeting Wednesday.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 29, 2014 01:53

[Texas] MAY/LOEWY: It's Debatable: Where there's smoke, there's debate

I favor allowing both marijuana and tobacco smoking in the privacy of one’s home. I oppose allowing either in public places where an individual’s vice can affect an innocent third party, like Dr. May, many of the readers and me.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jul 27, 2014 08:12

[Texas] VIDEO: Houston bans smoking in city parks

Starting Sept. 2, all Houston city parks will be smoke-free, and those who don't follow the new rules could face a hefty fine. Syan Rhodes reports.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Jul 24, 2014 09:42

[Texas] Smoking banned at Houston city parks and libraries

The City of Houston Parks and Recreation Department and Houston Public Library have announced plans to ban smoking and tobacco products at all of their properties. Houston City Council met on Wednesday to discuss the new policy going into effect.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Jul 23, 2014 21:00

[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56

Texas Sheriffs Mull Selling E-Cigarettes to Inmates

As a way to allow some inmates to get their nicotine fix and sheriffs to shore up tight budgets, county jails across the country have begun selling electronic cigarettes. Though the trend has largely bypassed Texas, jail officials say that could change a
New York Times
added Jul 20, 2014 09:55

[Texas] Coalition urges Lubbock council to adopt smoking ban; leaders mixed

For more than just health reasons, the West Texas Smoke-Free Coalition again asked the Lubbock City Council to completely ban smoking at local businesses. This time, the coalition also cited what its proponents called economic benefits.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jul 11, 2014 05:34

[Texas] City of Abilene considers adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

Abilene City Council is preparing to set a public hearing at its Thursday meeting for discussion on the controversial issue. Council plans are to set that public hearing for its July 24 meeting.
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:19

[Texas] Public use of e-cigarettes a growing topic in Corpus Christi ($$)

Nathan Piatt started smoking cigarettes when he was 10 years old and smoked for 12 years.
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added Jul 6, 2014 22:00
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