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[Oklahoma] Tobacco industry doubts revenue estimates of cigarette tax hike

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
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 1, 2016 20:39

[Oklahoma] Okla. Tax Battle Ratchets Up Tension Between Tribes, State ($$)

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s recent arbitration win in its tax dispute with the state of Oklahoma gives it a leg up as the battle shifts to the courts, but the confrontation could serve to increase friction in the already strained relationship between
added Apr 16, 2016 11:14

[Oklahoma] Don Millican: Where rights end

powerful tobacco lobby, with 10 registered lobbyists in Oklahoma, has fought and continues to fight against any meaningful limitation on smoking...time for the Legislature to take a bold step — the right step — by passing legislation to ban immediately to
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 1, 2015 09:27

[Oklahoma] T. Gavin King: Governor, Tulsa World bullying smokers

The “Smoldering health issue” editorial concludes with the hype that the health of the state can be improved by a statewide ban. It cannot. There will always be citizens who smoke, and some would go to the casinos. We have more than 100 tribal casinos in
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 14, 2015 09:09

[Oklahoma] E-Cigarette Firm Eyes Emerging Cannabis Oil Market

The growing availability of legal pot opens the door for Tulsa-based Palm Beach Vapors to market a method for producing a cannabis oil product that can be inhaled through a common e-cigarette, according to CEO and co-founder Chip Paul.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2014 19:14

[Oklahoma] Thirdhand Smoke? A clandestine health threat: The invisible remnant of tobacco smoke

Several articles came out this week ... I grew up with parents who smoked, in the house and smoked in the car where they politely opened the triangular vent windows to allow some of the smoke out. We have come a long way since they made cars with those
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Mar 19, 2014 15:34

Employers may want to ban e-cigs along with lighted tobacco products, Oklahoma City attorney advises

Q: Why would an employer consider banning e-cigarettes in the workplace? A: For the same reasons they ban regular cigarettes or other tobacco products. Electronic cigarettes are similar in appearance to regular cigarettes but don't contain tobacco. Inst
The Oklahoman
added Oct 24, 2013 11:37

[Oklahoma] Will Rogers World Airport to be smoke-free Sept. 1

The last refuge for smokers at Will Rogers World Airport — a musty, windowless room with yellowed walls off the main terminal — is set to close in September. The Oklahoma City Airport Trust voted unanimously last week to shut down the smoking room at th
The Oklahoman
added Jul 4, 2013 23:54

[Oklahoma] AUDIO: E-cigarettes popularity increasing, but questions remain

They might be new products, but nearly every convenience store in Oklahoma carries them. But the big thing now: independent shops selling e-cigarettes under the name of vapes. You see these poppping up all over the place, there’s one right here in Still
KOSU 91.7 (Stillwater/Oklahoma City OK)
added May 14, 2013 13:38

[Oklahoma] Tribal leaders challenge decision to not extend tobacco compacts

On March 18, 22 tribal leaders signed a letter to the governor’s office, requesting current compacts be extended through August 2017. Tobacco compacts for 28 of Oklahoma’s 39 federally recognized tribes expire June 30. Despite tribal leaders’ request for
Native American Times
added Apr 30, 2013 17:07
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