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[California, Texas] E-cigarettes filled with liquid marijuana land Edcouch man in jai

An Edcouch man is facing federal charges after sending marijuana and more than 100 e-cigarettes filled with the psychoactive chemical THC by mail. U.S. Postal Service Inspector's Office agents arrested 35-year-old Gordon Bryan Cellum on federal drug cha
KGBT 4 (Harlingen, TX)
added Dec 6, 2013 19:23

[Texas] E-cigarettes gathering steam in the workplace

The City of Tyler says they aren't considering a ban because they haven't had any complaints. Athens also has a no smoking ordinance, but it doesn't include e-cigarettes. Other East Texas cities say unless they hear complaints or concerns about e-cigare
KLTV ABC 7 (Tyler, TX)
added Dec 3, 2013 12:35

[Texas] VIDEO: E-cigarettes: Do benefits outweigh risks?

More and more tobacco companies are jumping into the "e-cigarette" market, considered the "wild, wild west," since it's without FDA regulations. From celebrity commercials to candy flavors, some health officials worry who e-cigarette manufacturers may b
KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Nov 22, 2013 19:09

Texas town bans sales of e-cigarettes to minors

the town of Murphy took things into its own hands with a City Council vote to ban sales of e-cigarettes to minors. The proposed ordinance also called for restrictions on selling e-cigarettes, but Council members wanted more time and data to think about t
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Nov 20, 2013 18:20

[Texas] American Cancer Society talks FDA regulation of e-cigarettes

"There's not a lot of science proven or dis-proven regarding e-cigarettes," said Jason McCoy with the American Cancer Society. "So, really there's not good science on the benefits or the harms so we really don't recommend it as a cessation tool because t
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:53

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Is it really any different?

it certainly doesn’t make it OK to fill a room with the odor because you need a hit of nicotine. Easing off a nicotine habit is why most vapers picked up the habit in the first place, so use a little self-control and courteously wait until you are clear
The Ranger Online (San Antonio College)
added Oct 24, 2013 18:07

[Texas] Study finds accessibility affects smoking habits

College of Education associate professor of health Lorraine Reitzel has taken to using smartphones and GPS to see how having tobacco outlets nearby affects smokers. “We previously published a study in 2011 in the American Journal of Public Health on the
Daily Cougar (University of Houston)
added Oct 23, 2013 03:44

[Texas] Great American Smokeout Nov. 21

According to, a smoker who spends $5 on a pack of cigarettes per day will save about $152.08 per month and $1,826.25 a year. To find support groups or support with quitting tobacco, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345.
The Ranger Online (San Antonio College)
added Oct 18, 2013 07:50

North Texas City Considers Regulating E-Cigarette Stores

just the past few months, Richardson city leaders say one kind of business seems especially interested in setting up shop -- e-cigarette retailers. Currently there are eight of the stores in the city. In the business of electronic cigarettes storeowner
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:23

[Texas] Mansfield considers crackdown on electronic cigarettes

Mansfield is the first city in North Texas to target electronic cigarettes. The City Council voted 5-0 to put a hold on all permits for electronic cigarette shops for six months. During that time, staff members will look at the issue and consider where e
KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Oct 16, 2013 08:22
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