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Weekly News (April 24, 2017)

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Arlington, Texas Expands Smoking Ban to Bars, Exempts Bingo Parlors

Last night, the Arlington City Council voted to expand the city’s smoking ban to cover bars, clubs and other businesses, but exempted bingo parlors. The expanded…

Denison, Texas Bans Smoking in Bars and Restaurants

At its meeting on Monday night, the Denison City Council approved an ordinance that will bring an end to smoking in bars and restaurants this…

Arlington, Texas Considers Stricter Smoking Ban

Next month, Arlington, Texas will vote on an ordinance that would limit the exemptions for its smoking bans. Currently, bars, night clubs, strip clubs, pool halls, bingo…

New Braunfels, Texas Approves Smoking Ban

The city of New Braunfels, Texas will soon have a new smoking ban that applies to all indoor businesses, as the city council approved the…

University of Texas System Bans Tobacco

The University of Texas System, a group of 14 public universities and medical centers in Texas, will be tobacco-free by the end of this academic…

Texas Legislator Seeks to Ban Smoking on State-Owned Property, College Campuses

A college campus isn’t generally thought of as an ideal place to light up a cigar, but if a bill introduced into the Texas legislature…

Weekly News (Feb. 20, 2017)

All of us at halfwheel extend our condolences to the Plasencia and Fernandez families this week, as Ahmed Fernandez, deputy manager for the company’s Nicaraguan factory, passed…

Texas Bill Would Ensure Smoking in Cigar Shops

In an era of smoking bans being proposed and enacted in seemingly every state, one Texas legislator is seeking to make sure that no city…

Bills Seek to Increase Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco in Texas

Once again, bills have been introduced to increase the minimum age to purchase tobacco in the state of Texas from 18 to 21. Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San…

Weslaco & Donna, Texas Pass Smoking Bans

A pair of neighboring south Texas cities, Weslaco and Donna, each passed smoking bans on Tuesday night that will soon bring an end to smoking within…