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Texas’ Largest Vaping Convention Held In Lewisville

Even though many North Texas cities have put restrictions and bans on certain sales of e-cigarettes, the largest vaping convention in the state took place in Lewisville this weekend.

03/16/2014

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DFW Doctor Talks Allergies, Sugar, Smoking

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about how to know when allergies become something worse, new guidelines for sugar intake, and the dangers of smoking around children.

03/06/2014

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Study: Meat, Dairy May Be As Detrimental To Health As Smoking

Eating a diet heavy on meat and cheese may be as harmful to you as smoking a cigarette, researchers claim.

03/05/2014

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Woman Hurt When Oxygen Tank Explodes

A woman in Arlington was seriously hurt Wednesday morning when her oxygen tank exploded. Officials said that the victim was smoking at the time of the blast.

02/26/2014

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Poll: Do You Agree With The CVS Store Decision To Phase Out Tobacco Sales This Year?

CVS Pharmacy is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.

02/05/2014

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No More Underage E-Cigarette Buying In North Texas City

Without federal or state regulations on electronic-cigarettes, the Rockwall City Council took matters into its own hands Monday voting to ban the sale of all e-cigarette items to minors.

CBS 11–01/06/2014

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North Richland Hills Considers Smoking Ban

Another North Texas city may soon be ready to stomp out smoking.

CBS 11–09/23/2013

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North Richland Hills To Consider Smoking Ban

The North Richland Hills City Council will vote Monday night on tightening smoking restrictions in the city.

09/22/2013

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Anti-Smoking Battle Moves Outdoors; Bans Increase

First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the the “No Smoking” battle has moved outdoors. City parks, college campuses and other outdoor venues are putting up signs telling smokers they can’t light up.

08/08/2013

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Texas Researchers Look At Meditation To Help Smokers Quit

Most people know that smokers wanting to kick the habit can try an array of pills and patches, but researchers at Texas Tech University say they have found success using ancient Chinese secrets

CBSDFW.COM–08/07/2013

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Panel Backs Lung Cancer Screening For Some Smokers

For the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former heavy smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances of dying of the disease.

07/30/2013

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Irving City Council Considering Smoking Ban Proposal

The City of Irving could soon join the list of other North Texas cities that have banned smoking. The push is coming from the Board of Health in the city. The smoking ban proposal is now being considered by the city council.

CBSDFW.COM–06/18/2013

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