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RODU: Louisville professor: Smoke-free option is one Oklahoma should consider to reduce tobacco harm

A quit-smoking strategy with “the potential to save millions of lives” will be the subject of an Oklahoma legislative hearing Wednesday. . . . Quit tobacco or die, the simplistic position of prohibitionists, contributes to the horrible death toll among
The Oklahoman
added Sep 29, 2012 14:50
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[Oklahoma] EDITORIAL: More bans on tobacco use

The statewide ban on use of tobacco products on state property and in state vehicles began this week. It follows, by a month, a similar ban on the University of Oklahoma campus. . . . We commend the action and that of OU President David Boren and the OU
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Aug 7, 2012 14:09
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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] Can TSET save the state budget?

It is not as simple as just writing a check. Because of the constitutional framework the agency’s funds are not available to be used for general revenue. Still, lawmakers say there may be a way to stay within the rules TSET and allow the trust funds to
KOKH FOX25 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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TOBACCO v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA: APPLICATION TO ASSUME ORIGINAL ,JURISDICTION AND PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF AND WRITS OF PROHIBITION AND/OR MANDAMUS (PDF)

DECLARATORY RELIEF GRANTED. SECTIONS 2, 7, 8, AND 9 OF SB 845 ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Combs, C.J., Gurich, V.C.J., Kauger, Winchester, Edmondson, Rei±: and Wyrick, JJ., concur. Watt and Colbert, JJ., concur in part and dissent in part.
TownNews.com
added Aug 13, 2017 02:59
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[Oklahoma] OSMA supports tobacco fee passed by legislatures

The Oklahoma State Medical Association, which is 4,000 doctors in the state, support the $1.50 tobacco fee. They're saying it's a public health benefit. The supreme court will hear from OSMA, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Ca
KOKH FOX25 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Jul 23, 2017 20:00
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[Oklahoma] Capitol Insider: What Happens If The Supreme Court Finds The Cigarette Fee Unconstitutional?

the Alcoholic Beverage Law Enforcement Commission, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. If the court finds the fee unconstitutional, those agencies will los
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:15
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Tobacco companies sue to block Oklahoma's new cigarette fee

If the Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down the fee, the result could be an instant multimillion-dollar hole in the state budget lawmakers adopted last month. In a brief filed Wednesday, R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued that the fee
The Oklahoman
added Jun 9, 2017 12:36
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco wants to snuff out cigarette tax hike

Lobbyists for tobacco giant Philip Morris have been working the Capitol, telling lawmakers the state should spend $300 million dollars it already raises from tobacco companies and smokers each year toward its ailing health care system, instead of impleme
Claremore (OK) Progress
added Apr 30, 2016 21:27
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E-Cigarette Ban Being Planned in Oklahoma; Representative Believes it's 'More Dangerous Than Secondhand Smoke'

The leaders come up to the said decision after a representative from the Muskogee Wellness Initiative made an impassioned plea to restrict the use of the said products which he believes is "more dangerous than second-hand smoke." Dr. James Baker was join
Latinos Health
added Dec 21, 2015 12:28
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