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Lawmakers Vote To Ban E-cigarette Sales To Minors

E-cigarettes would be off-limits for Texas minors to purchase under a proposal that has cleared both chambers of the Texas Legislature.

05/12/2015

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City Smoking Ordinance Different For Children & Adults

A new smoking rule passed in Cleburne could keep children and teens out of some businesses. Simply put – if underage kids aren’t with parents, they don’t get in.

CBSDFW.COM–03/24/2015

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FDA Keeps Boxed Warning About Suicide On Chantix

The Food and Drug Administration is keeping a bold-letter warning on Pfizer’s anti-smoking drug Chantix about suicidal behavior and other psychiatric side effects, after reviewing company findings suggesting the drug does not increase those problems.

03/09/2015

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Irving Considers Tighter Public Smoking Restrictions Tonight

A tough, new smoking ban in Irving is up for debate at Thursday night’s council meeting.

02/19/2015

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Irving Leaders To Discuss Smoking Ban

Another community in North Texas may soon pull the plug on smoking. City leaders in Irving are expected to take up the issue on Thursday night.

02/19/2015

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Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit – Triggers

As I continue my fight to quit smoking, I constantly encounter triggers that make me want to smoke. Identifying the triggers is one thing. Finding solutions is another.

02/03/2015

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Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit – Getting Ready

I started the quitting process on January 1st. For the first two weeks, I went eight hours at a stretch, every day, without smoking. I am now at ten-hour-long stretches.

01/26/2015

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Trube Stories: Kicking The Habit – Back To The Beginning

I have smoked for more than 20 years. It’s not something I’m proud of, but there it is. Something to be proud of? I’m quitting.

01/19/2015

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E-Cigarettes Take Off As Regulation Looms

Technology could make creating e-cigarette standards more difficult in the future. The FDA hopes to require e-cigarette makers to apply for approval for their products.

12/08/2014

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U.S. Adult Smoking Rate Dips Just Under 18-Percent

A government report says the smoking rate for U.S. adults dipped below 18-percent for the first time last year.

11/26/2014

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E-Cigarette Use Rising In High Schoolers

The use of e-cigarettes by high school students tripled to 4.5 percent over three years, according to a new government report released by the CDC on Thursday.

11/14/2014

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Frisco To Consider Smoking Ban At Public Parks

City Council members in Frisco will consider an ordinance that could snuff out smoking at public parks.

08/05/2014

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