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Those numbers worry Melanie Seals, prevention and intervention services director at Abilene Regional Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. She said she’s excited for the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office to begin its tobacco sting operation program March 1.
Feb 15, 2013 Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Feb 15, 2013 09:29
Two weeks after Travis County commissioners unanimously voted to ban all tobacco products on county property ... Commissioners Sarah Eckhardt, a Democrat, and Gerald Daugherty, a Republican, cited concerns with overreach of government in banning use of
Feb 13, 2013 Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added Feb 14, 2013 20:44
An summer trial has been slated in litigation brought by Devin Woods, who bonked his head on a cigarette rack while lifting his groceries at H-E-B.Â
Feb 11, 2013 Southeast Texas Record
added Feb 13, 2013 12:33
Devin Woods alleges in the suit that H-E-B was negligent in not warning him about dangerous conditions when he went to pick up his groceries on April 13, 2010. Woods says he struck his head on a cigarette rack and is suing for past and future medical expe
Feb 12, 2013 San Antonio (TX) Business Journal
added Feb 13, 2013 12:15
Eight people are now without a home. The Red Cross is assisting. Witnesses said an elderly woman was smoking a cigarette upstairs when she dropped it, and her chair caught on fire. She started screaming for help, and that's when a neighbor tried to rush
Feb 8, 2013 KENS Ch. 5 Eyewitness News (San Antonio, TX)
added Feb 10, 2013 10:20
Investigators with the Houston Fire Department said an elderly man died Thursday night after a cigarette he was smoking apparently lit his mattress on fire. The man, who police said was 80 years old, was found dead inside his apartment just after 11:15 p
Feb 1, 2013 KHOU CBS 11 (Houston, TX)
added Feb 3, 2013 12:35
State Senator Carlos Uresti is proposing raising the legal age to purchase, consume and possess tobacco products from 18 to 21. "It's going to save lives and it's going to save money," Uresti said.
Feb 2, 2013 KABB FOX 29 (San Antonio, TX)
added Feb 3, 2013 03:17
A security guard working at the VIA Crossroads Park & Ride Tuesday said he asked Garcia to take his lighted cigarette to a designated smoking area, rather than smoke at the bus stop, which is a smoke free zone, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.
Jan 31, 2013 KSAT-12 (San Antonio, TX)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:08
The tax rate on cigarettes is so high in Texas that it is sparking a huge draw for illegal cigarettes creating a new kind of organized crime, according to experts.
Jan 28, 2013 KVUE (Austin, TX)
added Jan 30, 2013 11:17
Van Zandt County Emergency Management Coordinator Chuck Allen says firefighters began battling the blaze around 3 a.m. Tuesday at the oil storage facility in Van, about 75 miles east of Dallas. Allen says the two people injured were smoking on top of a
Jan 29, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 29, 2013 12:47