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[Texas] Nightclubs file lawsuit to stop Arlington’s new smoking ban

The lawsuit, filed in state district court, seeks a temporary injunction, claiming that the ordinance in unconstitutional and “places a business-killing burden” on bars, while exempting other businesses such as bingo parlors and fraternal organizations.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 27, 2017 19:29

[Texas] Some fanning flames about smoke-free ordinance ($$)

Although the majority of Lufkinites do not smoke, some residents are still unhappy with aspects of the smoke-free city ordinance that was passed four years ago.
Lufkin (TX) Daily News
added May 15, 2017 18:26

[Texas] Austin looking to add e-cigarettes to public smoking ban

City Council took a step Thursday toward changing Austin's smoking ordinance to include Electronic cigarettes.The amendment would ban them in bars, restaurants and public parks. "Really it's just kind of catching up with the technology at this point," s
KENS Ch. 5 Eyewitness News (San Antonio, TX)
added May 14, 2017 19:52

[Texas] Austin plans to ban e-cigs in same places as smoking

10 states and hundreds of cities, including Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City and Waco have prohibited e-cigarette use in the same places where smoking is already prohibited. Thursday, city council approved a resolution that shows Austin aims to
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added May 12, 2017 20:14

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Carlos Vela of Ingleside, Texas, As National Youth Advocate of the Year

Carlos Vela, 18, of Ingleside, Texas, has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Carlos was honored Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Carlos was previously name
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2017 23:59

[Texas] Barefoot John Daly takes a brief break from his cigarette to break into song after sinking putt

USA Today
added May 11, 2017 19:17

[Texas] Austin Looks to Add E-Cigarettes to Smoking Ban in Public Places

On Thursday, the Austin City Council is expected to approve a resolution adding electronic smoking devices, or e-cigs, to the original ban on smoking in public. Essentially, this resolution is only adding e-cigarettes to the language of the ordinance.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 11, 2017 19:10

[China, Texas] Man Injured By Vaping Device Battery Files Second Amended Petition ($$)

filed a second amended petition in Texas state court to add a Chinese company that made the battery for a vaping device that exploded and injured him to his complaint against the makers of the vaping device and the store that sold it to him, a claiming ne
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57

[Texas] Arlington council approves smoking ban after compromising on buffer, e-cigs

City Council Tuesday extended the city’s smoking ban to include nightclubs, adult businesses, pool halls and bowling centers. The vote was 7-2 and occurred, as it has the past two council meetings, before a full house of more than 100 backers and opponen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 11, 2017 00:35

[Texas] LETTER: Tobacco's other big losers

Vela was think the only group that will lose out if the law raising the age to buy tobacco is passed is the tobacco companies. Our congressmen and senators who support government subsidies for tobacco farming and receive large contributions
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added May 9, 2017 21:06
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