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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

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
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