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Sugar Land, Texas Passes Ban on New Tobacco Stores

The city council of the Houston suburb changed the zoning laws to remove tobacco shops as an acceptable use.

Bill Would Ban the Use of Tobacco, Vaping Products at All Colleges & Universities in Texas

Many of Texas’ largest universities have already banned consumption of tobacco and vaping products on campus.

Texas Bill Would Ban Flavored Tobacco, Vape Sales

The bill would ban all flavored tobacco and vaping products, with no exceptions. Interestingly, it would also make it illegal to gift someone in Texas a flavored cigar.

Waco, Texas Overturns Ban on New Cigar, Hookah Lounges

Previously, a cigar store that opened after July 2015 could not allow smoking inside the store.

Lewisville, Texas Bans Smoking in Parks

Parks in Lewisville will become tobacco-free in early May after the city council unanimously approved a ban at its most recent meeting. The ban comes…

Drew Estate Adds Four Cigars to ACID Accents Collection

Drew Estate is expanding its regional edition ACID Accents program to include four new areas: California, Georgia, Chicago and Texas. California-based Drew Diplomat retailers will…

Texas’ Tobacco Purchasing Age Now 21

At the stroke of midnight this morning, the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in Texas went to 21-years-old, unless you’re part of a small…

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…

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…

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…

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…