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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

[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

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

[Oklahoma] Which Nicotine Products Are Gateways to Regular Use? First-Tried Tobacco and Current Use in College Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hookah and ETPs are increasingly becoming the first tobacco product ever tried by youth; however, uptake of ETPs is poor, unlike cigarettes and SLT, and does not appear to lead to significant daily/non-daily use of cigarettes and SLT.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:23

[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL! Cigarette smoking detracts from city parks

A new park just went in ... is great and the boys love playing there, but often, while my boys are playing in that park or any other local park, there is someone smoking nearby and tobacco litter scattered on the ground.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Sep 28, 2014 19:19

[Oklahoma] New bill would prevent teens from accessing e-cigarettes

An Oklahoma lawmaker is trying to curb a growing trend among middle school and high school students. Their e-cigarette use has almost doubled in the past year, according to the CDC.
KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Dec 13, 2013 15:57

Oklahoma communities ban e-cigarettes with grant money in mind

many claim the vapor devices helped them quit smoking. But the grants, which are $100,000 or more for cities the size of Shawnee and Ada, are ... offered by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust
The Oklahoman
added Dec 8, 2013 12:54

Tobacco Settlement has meant Big Dollars for Oklahoma

November marks the 15th anniversary of the landmark agreement ... Many states used their settlement payments to fill budget holes, but Oklahoma protected tobacco settlement payments and used them for programs and grants to improve health.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2013 21:56

[Oklahoma] Restraining order gives Comanche Nation same tobacco compact as Chickasaws

The outcome of a federal lawsuit the Comanche Nation filed against the state of Oklahoma arguing that compacts between the state and tribes are unfair could affect the Muscogee (Creek) Nation’s agreement with the state.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Nov 23, 2013 14:25

[Oklahoma] Local officials react to tobacco ban

Expo Center Operations Director Mike Jackson doesn't see making all the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center facilities and grounds tobacco free as deterring events from coming here. But he's unsure how he's going police it.
Shawnee (OK) News-Star
added Oct 24, 2013 03:07
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