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[Texas] Citywide smoking ban takes effect in Waxahachie

A citywide ban on smoking in public places went into effect today in Waxahachie. The City Council approved the ban last month to cut down on secondhand smoke in public places and places and the workplace.
Dallas Morning News
added Sep 18, 2014 18:22
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[Texas] City smoking ban goes into effect

Waxahachie provided a Frequently Asked Questions for residents and business owners to explain the ordinance passed by the city council on Aug. 18.
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Sep 18, 2014 17:57
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[Texas] College Station City Council approves restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

Minors in College Station will not be able to own, purchase or use e-cigarettes after Sept. 22 because of an ordinance change passed by the College Station City Council on Thursday night.
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2014 17:42
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[Texas] SHURMUR: Tech Doc: It may be time for a comprehensive indoor smoking ban

In Lubbock, an effort is afoot to eliminate the exceptions that exist to a public indoor smoking ban... While opinions vary on the proposed comprehensive ban, here are a few more facts to consider from a medical point of view:
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Sep 9, 2014 05:41
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[Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas] Some ArkLaTex businesses may benefit from CVS tobacco ban

A specialty tobacco shop just around the corner from a CVS store in Bossier City, saw quite a bit of new customers flow through Wednesday. Sheila Conrad, assistant manager at the Tobacco House, isn't exactly sure where the influx has come from, but she
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Sep 4, 2014 12:37
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[Texas] Beaumont residents ponder impact of CVS pulling tobacco from store shelves

Joe Billubs is thrilled that CVS will no longer sell tobacco. "A good idea...that'll help a whole lot of people stop smoking," Billubs said. Drugstore competitor Walgreens is still evaluating if its a good thing. There are those who sound doubtful that
KBMT 12 (Beaumont, TX)
added Sep 4, 2014 12:10
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[Texas] Vapers prepare for city-wide electronic cigarette ban starting Monday

They say they are being discriminated against and are being lumped in unfairly with cigarette smokers. The ban on the devices begins Monday.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Sep 1, 2014 03:21
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New report shows Texas is lagging in tobacco prevention, Amarillo surging ahead

The report called How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality states Texas is falling behind in tobacco prevention. It reports that Texas has had little to no tax increase in the past 6
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:03
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[Texas] Council approves citywide smoke free ordinance, 4-1

City Council approved an ordinance prohibiting smoking in work places and public places Monday. The ordinance passed in a 4-1 vote. The ordinance prohibits smoking inside of most businesses, public buildings, city- owned facilities, nursing homes, within
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Aug 20, 2014 09:40
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'Small Tobacco' Tax in Texas Dealt a Major Blow

The 55-cents-per-pack fee that Texas imposes on smaller tobacco manufacturers is an unconstitutional tax, an appeals court ruled. House Bill 3525, which Texas lawmakers approved in 2013, levied fees on tobacco companies that did not participate in th
Courthouse News
added Aug 19, 2014 05:43
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