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[Texas] AMA Says Yes to Super PAC and Mulls Unionization

interim meeting of its House of Delegates....approved a resolution calling for regulations to set 18 as the minimum age for buying e-cigarettes, to put marketing restrictions on e-cigarette makers, and to prohibit claims that e-cigarettes help people qui
MedPage Today
added Nov 12, 2014 10:58

[Texas] GRIGSBY: Banning smoking in Dallas parks and trails is a no-brainer

This change shouldn’t cause a lot of hang-wringing over at City Hall. Again, the surprise is that we haven’t already taken such a stand. According to the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, 990 communities have specified that their city parks be smoke
Dallas Morning News blogs
added Nov 11, 2014 13:42
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[Texas] Bedford joining the no-smoking-in-restaurants club

City Council members recently voted to ban smoking and the use of other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes in restaurants unless over 50 percent of the establishment’s annual revenue comes from alcohol sales. Smoking is already prohibited in stores,
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Nov 10, 2014 15:59
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[Texas] Letter of the Day: Lubbock must become smoke-free

A poll commissioned by the American Heart Association found 73 percent of Lubbockites believe they should have the right to breathe smoke-free air in restaurants and bars. This right must be extended to those who work in restaurants and bars as well. Ev
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 7, 2014 22:50

[Texas] Dallas to consider ban on smoking in parks

The Dallas Park and Recreation Board directed city staff on Thursday to draft a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking at the city’s parks and trails.
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 7, 2014 11:16

[Texas] Wallace: City of Lubbock needs smoking ban in public

Smoking in public should be illegal nationwide but Lubbock needs to be ahead of that curve in order to help out Tech students and its residents.
Daily Toreador (Texas Tech University)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:51

[Texas] Letter: Secondhand smoke is a health hazard

I am writing to you as a concerned Lubbock citizen in support of a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance for our city. Plain and simple, secondhand smoke is a health hazard. Studies have shown secondhand smoke is full of disease- and disability-causing age
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Nov 1, 2014 16:42

[Texas] Letter: Doubts secondhand danger

I have serious doubts inhaling secondhand smoke has the same results. If inhaling secondhand smoke kills, then everyone born before 1970 would be dying from emphysema and lung cancer.
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Oct 27, 2014 21:55

[Texas] Lubbock Smoking Ban Could Expand to Regulation Inside Cars and Homes

West Texas Smoke-Free Coalition has been in the planning process and attending city council meetings for months. The group is led by Lubbock Attorney Matthew Harris and claim that they are pursuing an expanded smoking ban in Lubbock in order to protect th
added Oct 27, 2014 21:30

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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