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Electronic Cigarette Exposures Reported to Texas Poison Centers

exposures reported to poison centers are increasing. Most of the patients are young children. The exposures most frequently occur through ingestion. Reported exposures often do not have serious outcomes.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 25, 2014 21:16
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[Texas] Letter: Medical student warns of smoking danger

My decision to go to medical school here four years ago stemmed from Lubbock being known for its strong culture of community and West Texas friendliness.... Everyone, including these patients, should have the right to go into any business and not worry a
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 25, 2014 18:24
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[Texas] Lubbock City Council Tables Smoking Ordinance Amendment, Approves Storm Water Rate Adjustments

The council chambers were filled to nearly capacity on Thursday, October 23, in anticipation of the vote which was indefinitely postponed in a 4-3 vote with Mayor Robertson and council members Jeff Griffith and Karen Gibson dissenting. Councilman Victor
KFYO News/Talk 790
added Oct 24, 2014 15:28
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[Texas] Lubbock City Council delays vote on expanded smoking ordinance

With the seats inside the chamber full, and people standing along the back wall out to the door, members of the City Council voted 4-3 Thursday evening to delay making a first-reading vote on an amendment to an existing ordinance that would prohibit smok
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 24, 2014 15:26
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[Iowa, Texas] Governor Rick Perry Campains for Adam Gregg

Republican Attorney General candidate Adam Gregg...said that Miller is known for his lawsuit against the tobacco companies. “So your legacy after 32 years, is suing people,” said Gregg. “My plan and my legacy will be protecting more people.” Gregg’s goal
WHO-TV 13 (Des Moines, IA)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:33
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[Texas] Smoking ordinance could soon include Lubbock's bars and sports grills

During a meeting Thursday, the City Council will have its first vote on an amendment to an existing ordinance that would prohibit smoking in almost all enclosed public spaces, and unlike the current law, the amendment includes bars and sports grills.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 23, 2014 09:57
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[Texas] Reno to enforce smoking ban ($$)

A smoking ban for the city of Reno is now being enforced, according to City Secretary Cara Hubbard. The ban, adopted Oct. 13, imposes a smoking ban on city property including parks, except in designated posted areas; inside city owned or operated buildin
Paris News
added Oct 21, 2014 14:49
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[Texas] Colleges outlawing smoking on campus

As of Oct. 1, there are at least 1,478 completely smoke-free campuses ... Sophia Chapman, director of the Office of Student Conduct at Texas Tech, said Tech is not currently on the way to becoming a smoke-free campus, but the university does have operatin
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University)
added Oct 9, 2014 11:09
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[Texas] City Council may implement tobacco surcharge for employees on medical plan

If proposed amendments are approved by City Council members Tuesday evening, employees enrolled in the city’s medical plan that are not “tobacco-free” will have to pay an extra $50 with their monthly premium starting Jan. 1, 2016.
Huntsville (TX) Item
added Oct 6, 2014 17:25
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[Texas] Ingleside High School sophomore plans public smoking ban petition

Sophomore Carlos Vela, 15, was appointed last week by the Texas School Safety Center as one of 20 teen ambassadors for their statewide tobacco prevention program Say What!, an acronym for Students, Adults and Youth Working Hard Against Tobacco. He said h
Aransas Pass (TX) Progress
added Oct 2, 2014 09:05
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