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[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

[Oklahoma] E-cigarette battery cause for bomb scare at OKC apartment

Authorities said the bomb scare at an Oklahoma City apartment complex Tuesday morning was because of an issue with a lithium battery from a e-cigarette. One woman was taken to the hospital and is in good condition.
KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Apr 17, 2013 13:17

[Oklahoma] State, Tribe ink compacts on tobacco, burn bans

At a Capitol ceremony Monday, Governor Mary Fallin and Kaw Nation Chairman Guy Munroe signed compacts concerning tobacco taxes and burn bans.
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Mar 14, 2013 15:50

Oklahoma bill limits youth access to e-cigarettes

Senate approved a bill Wednesday to prevent youth access to electronic cigarettes and limit the tax that can be imposed on the devices. ... "Trojan horse legislation," and voiced concern that it sets a statutory cap on the taxes that can be imposed on a w
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2013 04:21

[Oklahoma] Culture of tobacco: Prevention, education key to curtail cigarette smoking

Tobacco use is an epidemic, said the CDC. The epidemic continues because youth and young adults begin to use — and become addicted to — cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products, even though there are numerous warnings.
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Jan 6, 2013 15:06

[Oklahoma] Top 5 Recipients @

New website highlights campaign contributions and gifts from tobacco lobbyists to members of the Oklahoma State Legislator. Here is a listing of some of the websites top 5 recipients:
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 25, 2012 07:31
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