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E-cigarettes will no longer be allowed in public areas of Frisco, after a vote by the City Council late Tuesday to treat the battery-operated devices the same as tobacco products. The council voted unanimously, 6-0
Feb 19, 2014 Dallas Morning News
added Feb 19, 2014 08:08
Comal County commissioners on Thursday took a step into the 21st century by banning smoking in all county facilities, yet left one foot in the past by allowing department heads the option of enforcing the ban in county-owned vehicles.
Feb 16, 2014 New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Feb 15, 2014 21:54
Williamson County’s ban on using electronic cigarettes on county property went into effect. Commissioners approved an amendment to the county’s tobacco-free workplace policy last week to add e-cigarettes.
Feb 12, 2014 KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Feb 12, 2014 12:53
[Texas] Houston Housing Authority Implements Smoke-Free Policy at Its 25 Properties Throughout Houston
In an effort to protect non-smokers, especially children, from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, the Houston Housing Authority has implemented a smoke-free policy at its 25 public housing and tax credit properties throughout the city. Effective Jan
Jan 31, 2014 PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Feb 1, 2014 21:06
Sheriff Bob Holder snuffed out â€” at least temporarily â€” a plan to ban employee smoking in all county facilities and vehicles when he told Comal commissioners Thursday that he wouldnâ€™t enforce the regulation.
Jan 31, 2014 New Braunfels (TX) Herald-Zeitung
added Jan 31, 2014 14:52
At both city council meetings this month, many Paris residents have spoken up in favor of the city implementing a city-wide ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and other public places.
Jan 28, 2014 KXII (Sherman, TX/Ardmore, OK)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:55
Local government officials are taking notice of this latest tobacco craze. E-cigs are not federally regulated, and though several states have adopted regulations on the battery-operated devices, Texas hasn’t. As a result, city leaders say they don’t kno
Jan 30, 2014 Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Jan 30, 2014 08:33
Starting today, smoking is no longer allowed by Bay City restaurants and bars that serve food. By a 4-1 vote, the Bay City City Council adopted a smoking ban at their Jan. 23 meeting. According to city charter, the council only needs a single vote to ad
Jan 29, 2014 Bay City (TX) Daily Tribune
added Jan 29, 2014 18:19
The Houston Housing Authority has instituted a smoke-free policy intended to snuff out the consequences of direct or secondhand tobacco exposure. Beginning this month, smoking is prohibited at the agency's 25 public housing and tax credit properties thr
Jan 25, 2014 Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jan 26, 2014 06:15
now certain residents won't be allowed to smoke inside their own home. This new policy has some people applauding, some fuming and others downright fired up. "It's not right. I think it's all wrong because we pay our bills and we ought to have the
Jan 25, 2014 KRIV FOX 26 (Houston, TX)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:13