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[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

Tobacco ban takes effect this week at University of Oklahoma

The policy bars anyone from smoking or using any other tobacco products anywhere on campus, including at athletic events.
The Oklahoman
added Jul 6, 2012 12:47

Anti-Tobacco Signs To Be Put Up At Oklahoma City Parks

The signs will cost an estimated $20,000. However, they are only a suggestion to smokers and can't be enforced by law.
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added May 29, 2012 23:40

[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering / National Poll Shows Support for Policies, Lawmakers’ Rejection of Tobacco Industry Influences [PDF]

These study results could inform remedial local, state and national policy initiatives and aid in the development and evaluation of public education efforts to enhance and amplify the court-ordered corrective statements.
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:41

[Oklahoma] Wayne Greene: Cigarettes or booze? We know which is the greater menace

When abused, alcohol is dangerous, but it is not a bigger threat to our health than tobacco...CDC statistics are clear and undebatable: Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death... I hope whatever package Fallin devises to deal with the state’s
Tulsa (OK) World
added Sep 9, 2017 15:17

[Oklahoma] Groups weigh in on cigarette 'fee' legal challenge

Cigarette companies and others have filed a legal challenge to the measure, Senate Bill 845, in the Oklahoma Supreme Court. ... The National Association of Manufacturers, the Texas-based McLane Company, the Oklahoma State Medical Association and the Campa
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jul 18, 2017 02:45

[Oklahoma] New FDA regulations point to uncertain future for e-cigarette industry

“So far, I haven’t heard of any Norman shops going out of business, but the regulations are extremely complicated and confusing.” The new regulations prevent vapor retailers from servicing devices, creating products in house — from delivery systems to e
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Sep 10, 2016 14:02

Democrats, Republicans clash over cigarette tax in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma House rejected a proposed $1.50-per-pack tax on cigarettes to help stave off cuts to the state's health care system, with Democrats uniting against the plan until it includes an expansion of Medicaid for the working poor.
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2016 01:41
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