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[Oklahoma] Pottsboro bans smoking in three city parks

City leaders say the Pottsboro Youth Association had complaints about spectators smoking in the stands of their baseball games. They said the smoke was affecting the little leaguers but there was no ordinance to stop it, until now
KTEN NBC 10 (Ada, OK)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:18

[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

[Oklahoma] Cigarettes, chewing tobacco, smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes banned

Shawnee City Commissioners passed an ordinance Monday night that will ban tobacco use, including cigarettes, chewing tobacco, smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes, both indoor and outdoor on all city run property, including parks and recreation areas.
Shawnee (OK) News-Star
added Oct 24, 2013 03:06

[Kansas] Smoke-free casino in Oklahoma the exception in the area

Searching for a way to stand out among the many tribal casinos in northern Oklahoma, the new Kaw Nation SouthWind Casino decided not to let customers smoke while they play the slot machines.
Wichita (KS) Eagle
added Apr 29, 2013 12:21
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