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[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

[Texas] City passes ban on smoking

Starting today, smoking is no longer allowed by Bay City restaurants and bars that serve food. By a 4-1 vote, the Bay City City Council adopted a smoking ban at their Jan. 23 meeting. According to city charter, the council only needs a single vote to ad
Bay City (TX) Daily Tribune
added Jan 29, 2014 18:19

[Texas] Smoking banned at Houston public housing

The Houston Housing Authority has instituted a smoke-free policy intended to snuff out the consequences of direct or secondhand tobacco exposure. Beginning this month, smoking is prohibited at the agency's 25 public housing and tax credit properties thr
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jan 26, 2014 06:15

[Texas] Houston Housing Authority implements no smoking policy

now certain residents won't be allowed to smoke inside their own home. This new policy has some people applauding, some fuming and others downright fired up. "It's not right. I think it's all wrong because we pay our bills and we ought to have the
KRIV FOX 26 (Houston, TX)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:13
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