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[Texas] Lawmakers consider ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

Texas is one of nine states to permit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, but on Wednesday lawmakers appeared keen to change that this session. During a Health and Human Services Committee hearing, state senators expressed bipartisan support for Sen. Jua
Dallas Morning News
added Feb 16, 2015 18:00

[Texas] Lawmakers, citizens discuss banning e-cigarettes for minors

Kyle lawmakers passed an ordinance June 2014 prohibiting businesses from selling e-cigarettes to minors. A statewide law may follow suit. A Texas lawmaker has introduced a bill to prevent minors from using and obtaining e-cigarettes.
University Star (Texas State University-San Marcos)
added Feb 6, 2015 18:00

[Texas] UTMB Study: Two-fifth of teens who don’t smoke are exposed anyway ($$)

Teenagers around the world are exposed to tobacco smoke at an alarming rate, whether or not they are themselves smokers. According to a new study released by the University of Texas Medical Branch, as many of two-fifths of teenagers who do not smoke are s
Galveston (TX) Daily News
added Jan 27, 2015 13:49

[Texas] Quakes, smoking rile Irving residents at meeting

Hundreds of people packed a town hall meeting Tuesday, troubled by the air around them...hundreds more jammed the auditorium to weigh in on a looming vote to tighten the city’s smoking ban. The council last month punted an ordinance that would have outla
Dallas Morning News
added Jan 21, 2015 10:34

[Texas] HALE: The history of anti-smoking zealots

To get to the birth of today’s anti-smoking zealotry it is necessary to look back about 85 years. ... Many of the laws and ordinances passed today derive from his behind all this and whose beliefs got it all started was Adolph Hitler.
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Jan 20, 2015 22:58

How much do cigarettes really cost Texas smokers? The shocking answer

over a lifetime, costing a Texas smoker nearly $1.5 million on tobacco, health care, and income loss relating to puffing away or using smokeless tobacco. WalletHub ranked each state (plus the District of Columbia) by just how expensive it is to use t
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jan 20, 2015 22:10

[Texas] Hardin-Simmons University to implement tobacco, smoke free campus policy

The new policy will prohibit the use of tobacco products on all university owned and leased properties. The school is providing counseling and class to help students, faculty and staff quit smoking.
KTXS (Abilene, TX)
added Jan 20, 2015 13:17

[Texas] As many as two-fifths of never-smoking teens are exposed to secondhand smoke worldwide

Many teens who have never smoked are being exposed to the health dangers of tobacco. A new study by the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, the Indian Institute of Technology and the Wor
University of Texas Medical Branch
added Jan 13, 2015 14:36

[Texas] HALE: Anti-smoking zealots make my Irish boil

anti-smoking fanatics on the Waxahachie City Council passed a no smoking ban on most businesses, in public buildings, city-owned facilities, nursing homes, within 25 feet of most public gathering areas, places of employment including break rooms and eleva
Waxahachie (TX) Daily Light
added Jan 12, 2015 23:47

[Texas] Letter: Smoke-free ordinance would protect people

Thank you, Mayor Robertson, for voicing support for “laws that protect me from other folks.”... I also extend an invitation to you and all Lubbock folks to get involved at
Lubbock (TX) Avalanche-Journal
added Jan 3, 2015 22:33
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