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[Texas] VIDEO: Dallas smoking ban ordinance still a work in progress

Thursday morning, the City of Dallas' Parks and Recreation board members proved they're going to take their time before voting on a smoking ban for area parks. News 8's Sebastian Robertson has more.
WFAA Channel 8 (Dallas/Fort Worth, TX)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:36

[Texas] Editorial: Disappointing delays in effort to ban smoking in Dallas parks

Most workplaces prohibit smoking on-site. Nonsmokers have rejoiced; smokers have adapted. We expect a similar result if parks are added to the list. A smoking ban would allow everyone to enjoy city parks without wafting clouds of smoke spoiling the fun.
Dallas Morning News
added Mar 11, 2016 23:06

[Texas] Dallas looking to snuff out smoking in all city-owned parks, including golf courses and Fair Park

On Thursday, the Dallas Park and Recreation Board will vote on banning smoking in city-owned parks — every single one of them, with no exceptions. That’s a far cry from the breathing room contained in the original proposal that was supposed to go to the
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07

[Texas] Blotter: Smokers use e-cig for pot; search reveals meth

The driver admitted to smoking marijuana out of an electronic cigarette. The officer searched the car and found marijuana, marijuana oil, methamphetamine and a methamphetamine pipe, according to the report. Both the passenger and the driver were arrested
Denton (TX) Record-Chronicle
added Mar 7, 2016 16:57
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[Texas] First ‘Kick Butts’ 5k Family Fun Run/Walk set for March 12 in Pharr

Registration is underway for the first “Kick Butts Day” 5k Family Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, March 12, to be held at Jones Box Park in Pharr. Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Toba
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Mar 7, 2016 08:05
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[Texas] Someone is tracking how much you 'vape' on Twitter ($$)

The next time you send a tweet about electronic cigarettes, you might unwittingly be taking part in a clinical study examining what Americans are saying online about vaping.
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Feb 25, 2016 21:09

[Texas] Campus smokers continue passive aggressive campaign against tobacco ban

large groups of students have begun gathering outside of the McKinney Humanities building, actively smoking and violating university policy. Two years later, these dedicated protesters continue their campaigns, publically smoking between classes. Addicted
The Paisano (University of Texas at San Antonio)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:46

Texas Gets Failing Grade for Lack of Tobacco-Control Laws, Programs

"Texas did fail in all four categories," she said. "The one thing I want to point out about Texas is, it does not have a comprehensive statewide law. So, Texas is one of 22 states that has yet to fully protect citizens from secondhand smoke."
Public News Service (PNS)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:39

[Texas] Proposed federal regulations may mean the end for vape smoke shops

Blankenship owns Lucky Ruckus Vape Shop in Lubbock and Amarillo, where he sells several electronic vapor products. But those products might end up being the reason he’ll have to go out of business if the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has its way.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Feb 3, 2016 00:59

[Texas] Students Propose Clean Indoor Air Ordinance

The Ingleside High School Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) await the next step after presenting the mayor and council at the city council meeting on Jan. 12 a presentation trying to pass a clean indoor air ordinance in the city of Ingleside.
Aransas Pass (TX) Progress
added Jan 21, 2016 15:40
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