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[Oklahoma] LETTER: Nonsmokers' longer life span means higher health care costs

Roger Rensvold (Your Views, June 8) believes the costs of unhealthy life choices are borne by society
The Oklahoman
added Jun 13, 2012 11:59

E-Cig Sales Help Fund Oklahoma County Jails

One way is to sell e-cigarettes to inmates. Washington and Muskogee Counties already do it and Rogers County just got approval. The specially made e-cigarettes are sold for $10 a piece to the inmates and are good for 500 puffs which is the equivalent to
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:19

Kialegee Tribal Town, Oklahoma sign tobacco tax pact

Kialegee Tribal Town has signed a tobacco tax compact with the state of Oklahoma, which went into effect this month. The compact between the tribe and the state governs the rate and payment of taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products sold on the tri
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 6, 2014 10:28

Oklahoma attorney general didn't join anti-tobacco movement

The signature of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was not included on a letter that 28 attorneys general from 24 states, three U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. sent to five major retailers Friday, urging them to stop selling tobacco products.
The Oklahoman
added Mar 18, 2014 01:03

Oklahoma City Council Member wants to consider e-cigarette ban

Oklahoma City’s Ward 4 Council Member Pete White contends e-cigarettes are “a tobacco product and another path to addiction.” White said there is no federal Food and Drug Administration regulation of the products. He believes the devices belong in the sa
The City Sentinel (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Nov 25, 2013 12:37

[Oklahoma] Editorial: New compact system will fight tobacco tax cheating

With 38 sovereign tribes, each with individual demands, the Fallin administration faced a daunting task in trying to reform the network of tobacco compacts, but it all seems to be coming together in a fashion that will make cheating harder.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Nov 22, 2013 04:28

[Oklahoma] BA mom says store sold tobacco to her 13 year old son

A Broken Arrow mother is fired up after she says a convenience store sold tobacco to her 13 year old son. Since then, she's taken drastic measures to shine a light on what happened. Deborah Jackson says she even gave her son money to go and buy cigarette
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:46

[Oklahoma] Up in smoke / State legislators kill a bill that would have allowed local governments to establish strong tobacco restrictions.

Senators voting against the measure were: • Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City; • Cliff Aldridge, R-Choctaw; • Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow; • Jerry Ellis, D-Valliant; • Rob Johnson, R-Kingfisher; and • Bryce Marlatt, R-Woodward.
Oklahoma Gazette
added Feb 18, 2013 18:29

[Oklahoma] EDITORIAL: As tobacco experience shows, tax increases affect peoples' behavior

The perverse incentives of Obama's tax policy will cause many entrepreneurs to limit their exposure. The end result will be fewer jobs and less opportunity for all. To avoid paying a few bucks extra for cigarettes, smokers will substantially alter their b
The Oklahoman
added Oct 8, 2012 05:11

Tobacco ban on Oklahoma-owned property takes effect Monday

Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco is prohibited on all state property and in state vehicles.
The Oklahoman
added Aug 6, 2012 13:11
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