2006 – 2016: The 10 Year Mile Marker of the City of Houston Smoking Ordinance

November 7, 2016 | Houston Health Department | Office of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management It’s been over 50 years since the publication of the landmark Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. 50 Years ago, smoking was a social norm; it was ordinary to smoke indoors and in communal areas. Smoking was commonly advertised […]

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Houston Boots Smoking kicks off Awareness Week

More than 40 businesses, hospitals and advocacy organizations have joined the Houston Health Department to kick off the ‘#Houston Boots Smoking’ campaign and raise awareness about the smoking cessation resources available to help Houstonians kick the cigarette habit.

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Houston bans smoking at city parks, libraries

HOUSTON, TX – We all know smoking is bad, but that’s not enough to stop plenty of people from doing it. Which is why the city of Houston is banning smoking on all properties belonging to the parks and recreation department and the Houston Public Library. “We want all libraries to be considered safe, healthy, […]

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