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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Texas] Local coalition pushing for smoke-free Lubbock

The West Texas Smoke Free Coalition is rallying to develop an ordinance that would make Lubbock businesses completely smoke-free....What we’re seeking to do is simply close those loopholes.”
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added May 22, 2014 14:50
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: E-cig vapors

We can't risk letting history repeat itself. Our Houston smoke shops should restrict access to minors, and lawmakers on the municipal and state level should act quickly to protect our teens from possibly forming an addiction with life-long consequences a
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added May 7, 2014 18:33
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[Texas] Cigarettes Cause Mutliple Structure Fires In Abilene

In just a week, there were three building fires in Abilene directly linked to cigarettes. The Abilene Fire Department says, with high winds and dry conditions, the smallest spark can ignite a fire.
KCIT-TV Fox14 / KCPN-LP kcpn33 (Amarillo, TX)
added May 6, 2014 17:10
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[Texas] Bell County commissioners accept tobacco settlement proceeds

BELTON — The Bell County Commissioners Court approved receipt of about $200,000 in annual tobacco settlement proceeds at its meeting Monday.
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Apr 29, 2014 06:13
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