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Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increase Is a Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Oklahoma’s kids and health that the Legislature has approved – and Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law – a $1 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax. The cigarette tax increase is a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma – a hea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:52
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[Oklahoma] Hamilton: Golden egg not safe in lawmakers’ hands

With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
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[Oklahoma] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money has a purpose

State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
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Oklahoma State University looks to ban e-cigarettes

a proposed policy change could force Malicoate to leave campus to use the device. OSU officials plan to bring a new policy banning e-cigarettes before the Board of Regents for Oklahoma State University and the A&M Colleges at a meeting Friday.
The Oklahoman
added Oct 23, 2013 15:21
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VIDEO: Oklahoma tribal cigarette sales at decade low

The decline is a marked shift from just a few years ago when in 2009 tribal smoke shops controlled about half of the retail cigarette market in the state. Meanwhile, sale of cigarettes at all retail outlets - both tribal and non-tribal - has been on a g
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 22, 2012 16:06
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[California, Oklahoma] Investigation reveals e-cigarette smokers may inhale metal

The State of Oklahoma doesn't have any laws about e-cigarettes, however Gov. Mary Fallin signed an executive order that bans the devices on state property that took effect Jan. 1. Oklahoma State University and the City of Tahlequah recently tabled propo
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:39
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Oklahoma town bans electronic cigarettes on public property beginning Nov. 20

The amendment to the city of Ada's tobacco ordinance forbids electronic cigarettes on all indoor and outdoor areas owned or operated by the city.
The Oklahoman
added Oct 30, 2013 00:47
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Oklahoma State University delays proposed e-cigarette ban

university officials said the proposal didn't go through “normal processes” before being included on the agenda for Friday's meeting of the Board of Regents for OSU and the A&M Colleges. University officials will continue to review OSU's campus tobacco p
The Oklahoman
added Oct 25, 2013 01:51
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[Kentucky, Oklahoma] State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2018

Oklahoma and Kentucky are increasing their cigarette taxes: Oklahoma from $1.03 to $2.03 per pack, Kentucky from $0.60 to $1.10.
Tax Foundation
added Jun 28, 2018 15:01
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[Oklahoma] Man killed in explosion due to smoking around his oxygen tank

Jones was smoking a cigarette at the time. His family tells us he has had three prior explosions at his home for the same reason, but this one was different because it killed him.
The Oklahoman
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10
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