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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
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[Oklahoma] Officials predict a drop in smoking with new $1/pack tax

State estimates are that the tax increase is projected to prompt more than 18,000 Oklahomans to stop smoking and the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline (1-800-QUIT-NOW, 1-800-784-8669) is expecting an increase in calls from those who want to give up the smoking h
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Jul 7, 2018 13:52
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[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
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[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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[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
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[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
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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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[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
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[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
Law360
added Apr 16, 2016 11:14
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[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
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