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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.
Feb 18, 2013 Oklahoma Gazette
added Feb 18, 2013 18:29
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
Oct 2, 2012 The Oklahoman
added Oct 8, 2012 05:11
Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco is prohibited on all state property and in state vehicles.
Aug 6, 2012 The Oklahoman
added Aug 6, 2012 13:11
The policy bars anyone from smoking or using any other tobacco products anywhere on campus, including at athletic events.
Jul 6, 2012 The Oklahoman
added Jul 6, 2012 12:47
The signs will cost an estimated $20,000. However, they are only a suggestion to smokers and can't be enforced by law.
May 29, 2012 News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added May 29, 2012 23:40
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
Sep 9, 2017 Tulsa (OK) World
added Sep 9, 2017 15:17
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
Jul 17, 2017 Tulsa (OK) World
added Jul 18, 2017 02:45
“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
Sep 7, 2016 Norman (OK) Transcript
added Sep 10, 2016 14:02
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.
May 19, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2016 01:41
David Sutton, a spokesman for Phillip Morris USA, said the measure, if passed, would result in some Oklahomans driving to surrounding states with lower taxes to make cigarette purchases. Oklahoma would have the highest tax rate among states in the region
May 1, 2016 Tulsa (OK) World
added May 1, 2016 20:39