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[Texas] Local coalition pushing for smoke-free Lubbock

The West Texas Smoke Free Coalition is rallying to develop an ordinance that would make Lubbock businesses completely smoke-free....What we’re seeking to do is simply close those loopholes.”
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added May 22, 2014 14:50

[Texas] EDITORIAL: E-cig vapors

We can't risk letting history repeat itself. Our Houston smoke shops should restrict access to minors, and lawmakers on the municipal and state level should act quickly to protect our teens from possibly forming an addiction with life-long consequences a
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added May 7, 2014 18:33

[Texas] Cigarettes Cause Mutliple Structure Fires In Abilene

In just a week, there were three building fires in Abilene directly linked to cigarettes. The Abilene Fire Department says, with high winds and dry conditions, the smallest spark can ignite a fire.
KCIT-TV Fox14 / KCPN-LP kcpn33 (Amarillo, TX)
added May 6, 2014 17:10

[Texas] Bell County commissioners accept tobacco settlement proceeds

BELTON — The Bell County Commissioners Court approved receipt of about $200,000 in annual tobacco settlement proceeds at its meeting Monday.
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Apr 29, 2014 06:13

[Texas] City of San Antonio encourages Fiesta San Antonio attendees to enjoy a green, fit and friendly celebration

a smoking ban along Fiesta routes was initiated three years ago. The smoking ban prohibits smoking in areas with public right-of-ways along streets, sidewalks, and the San Antonio River during three Fiesta parades: Texas Cavaliers' River Parade, Fiesta B
PR Newswire
added Apr 11, 2014 15:27

[Texas] City of Bedford Bans E-Cigarettes in Non-Smoking Areas

The City of Bedford will be enforcing a new policy that will reduce the number of locations where the public can use e-cigarettes. The Bedford City Council approved an ordinance that will ban the use of e-cigarettes in locations where smoking is already
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Apr 11, 2014 12:05
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[Texas] In Houston, Bush 41 Greets Obama, Who Later Assails G.O.P.

The president went from the airport to a pair of high-dollar fund-raisers ... The larger of the two was at the home of John Eddie Williams Jr., a prominent personal injury trial lawyer who won a landmark case against the tobacco industry in the 1990s
New York Times
added Apr 10, 2014 09:33

East Texas woman claims e-cigarettes made her sick

But, just days after switching to e-cigarettes, Debbie said she began to wonder about the product's safety. "I started feeling really kind of jittery," Hendrix said. "And once I started feeling real jittery me and my husband went to town to eat and I got
KLTV ABC 7 (Tyler, TX)
added Apr 9, 2014 15:12

[Texas] Grace period ending for Paris' smoking ordinance

grace period for the city of Paris' new smoking ordinance is coming to an end, and Paris Police wants to get the word out now before violators have to pay a fine. Police Chief Bob Hundley says officers are giving out warnings until the 30- day grace peri
KXII (Sherman, TX/Ardmore, OK)
added Apr 9, 2014 07:09

[Texas] Georgetown City Council bans e-cigarettes in public places

City Council voted on Tuesday evening to ban the use of electronic cigarettes in public places as well as prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. According to Keith Hutchison, spokesperson for the City of Georgetown, starting April 23, e-cigarettes
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Apr 9, 2014 07:00
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