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Smokeless tobacco claims send Oklahoma health officials in a tizzy

Reports of smokeless tobacco claims seem to have sent health officials in Oklahoma in a tizzy. Contrary to the popular belief, smokeless tobacco cannot be used as a substitute for conventional cigarettes, they caution.
The MedGuru
added Sep 12, 2012 09:56
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[Oklahoma] Debate Underway At State Capitol Over E-Cigarette Regulation

The main concern from e-cig retailers was the bill would classify them as a tobacco product, even though their business is to get people off of tobacco products. Monday afternoon, the lawmaker who wrote the bill says he is changing that. Even on a Mond
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:27
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[Oklahoma] Police: 'Explosion' at apartment complex came from e-cigarette

A hazmat unit was sent to an Oklahoma City apartment complex to investigate a report of an explosion early Tuesday. Police have determined that the explosion came from a lithium battery inside of an e-cigarette. It overheated and exploded, police said.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Apr 17, 2013 14:55
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[New York, Oklahoma] State granted judgment in tobacco case

An Oklahoma County judge on Friday granted a motion for summary judgment of more than $47 million in a civil case against a company that was accused of participating in the illegal sale of cigarettes, Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced Friday.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 30, 2013 19:04
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[Oklahoma] Doctors caution users of e-cigarettes, say vaping is worse than smoking the real thing

KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Aug 23, 2013 17:50
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[Oklahoma] Big tobacco stubs out e-cigarette competitors

Coming soon to a convenience store near you: Vuse, an electronic cigarette that delivers nicotine without the use of tobacco and is benefiting from the combined marketing power of R.J. Reynolds and state government regulators. ... the company’s lobbyi
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:18
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[Oklahoma] Bill allows prison canteens to sell smokes to inmates

State Rep. Rick West, R-Heavener, said the nearly six-year ban on cigarettes sales and smoking inside prisons has caused nothing but problems for inmates, wardens and correctional employees. He’s proposing a controversial measure that would allow inmate
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Feb 24, 2018 00:05
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Bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors clears Oklahoma House

A bill that would make it illegal to sell electronic cigarettes and similar vapor products to individuals younger than 18 years old was approved Thursday by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
The Oklahoman
added Apr 11, 2014 15:12
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Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Under Fire

Oklahoma’s “Smoking Cessation and Prevention Act of 2017” may be going up in smoke. Although Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (R) signed the act (SB 845) into law on May 31, the constitutionality of the law is being questioned in a pending lawsuit because o
Tax Foundation
added Jun 27, 2017 01:36
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Oklahoma AG’s win of $47.7M against tobacco company upheld

Supreme Court of Oklahoma has upheld a $47 million summary judgment verdict won by state Attorney General Scott Pruitt in a lawsuit against Native Wholesale Supply, a cigarette distributer. In 2008, the state’s former attorney general, Drew Edmondson, fi
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 18, 2014 19:16
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