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Texas Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

The minimum age to purchase and possess tobacco products and e-cigarettes in Texas will soon be increasing to 21-years-old, as today Gov. Greg Abbott signed...
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San Antonio Bans Park Smoking

Next month, smoking will be banned in San Antonio’s parks and the famous River Walk. The city has announced that effective June 1, smoking and other tobacco use will be banned at all parks, the River Walk, La Villita, Greenway Trails and Market Square. “By adopting this policy, San Antonio is helping reduce the rate […]
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Texas Legislature Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Will Send to Governor

Today, the Texas Senate approved a series of amendments to S.B. 21 that were made by the House of Representatives in recent weeks, meaning that the tobacco purchasing age bill has been approved by both chambers and will head to Gov. Greg Abbott, who has indicated that he supports the increase. The two main amendments […]
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Bryan, Texas Passes Smoking Ban

City leaders in Bryan, Texas have snuffed out smoking in a number of places within city limits, notably bars and restaurants, as an ordinance was...
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Texas House Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase, Senate to Consider Amendments

The Tobacco 21 movement could soon have a seemingly unlikely state on board: Texas. On Tuesday, the Texas House of Representatives approved the second reading...
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Texas Senate Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase to 21

Texas is one step closer to raising its minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Earlier today, the Texas Senate approved a bill...
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Corpus Christi, Texas Bans Cigar Lounges From Operating Between 2-7 A.M.

If you want to smoke a cigar at 3 a.m. in Corpus Christi, you will have to do it somewhere other than a smoking lounge....
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Frisco, Texas Approves Restaurant Smoking Rooms

You soon might be able to smoke at a restaurant in the Dallas suburb of Frisco. The North Texas city approved a change to its...
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Kirby, Texas Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

In October 2018, San Antonio became the first city in Texas to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old. On Thursday, one...
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Texas Joins States Considering Tobacco 21 Bills

Legislators in Texas will once again debate the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old following the introduction of H.B....
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Trade Groups Challenge San Antonio’s Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

A trio of retail trade groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the recent increase in the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in San Antonio,...
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