DFWHC-rooted legislation detailed in DMN story

05/08/2019

The Dallas Morning News ran the story “Dallas-rooted legislation calls for 10 percent Texas tax on retail sales of e-cigs and vape products” this morning detailing a potential state retail excise tax on e-cigarette and vape tobacco products presently before the Texas House. The idea was inspired by DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love when he approached Senator Nathan … Read More

Support this bill – Senator Johnson releases statement on bill to combat teen e-cigarette sales

03/04/2019

NOTE: DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love worked with Senator Nathan Johnson drafting this bill to help curtail the epidemic use of vapor products by elementary and high school students in Texas. “Youth addiction to nicotine is becoming, once again, a public health crisis,” said Texas State Senator Nathan Johnson upon filing SB1332. The bipartisan bill places e-cigarettes under … Read More

Children at Risk to examine dangers of E-cigarettes

04/12/2018

Are E-cigarettes a safe solution for teenagers or just as dangerous as tobacco? Find out during the Children at Risk educational event “The Hidden Dangers of E-cigarettes on our Youth” on April 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Meadows Conference Center in Dallas. Educator CPEs and Social Work CEUs will be available and lunch is provided. Serving … Read More