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[Oklahoma] Tribal Tobacco Compacts Anger Convenience Store Owner

QuikTrip spokesman Mike Thornbrugh calls the previous compact a "debacle" that drove customers away from non-tribal retailers. The new compacts call for the tribes to pay the full $1.03 per pack tax on cigarettes with the state reimbursing the tribes up
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 22, 2013 04:32

Smoking laws in Oklahoma City, Tulsa are weak compared to many major U.S. cities

Oklahoma City and Tulsa are among six of the largest cities in the United States that have weak laws regarding secondhand smoke in public places, according to a federal government report released this week.
The Oklahoman
added Nov 27, 2012 13:13

[Missouri, New York, Oklahoma] Investigators seize tribal funds; U.S. attorney seeks forfeiture of cash

Business leaders of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe would say nothing Thursday about the federal seizure of $266,000 from a Bank of Oklahoma account bearing the tribe's name in connection with a Missouri-centered probe of millions of dollars worth of illegal ciga
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Sep 29, 2012 13:27

[New York] Oklahoma's Seneca-Cayuga Tobacco Company bank account seized

The federal government has seized more than $266,000 from the bank account of a tobacco company owned by the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma and detained a tobacco wholesaler in New York as part of a multistate investigation into the alleged illegal traf
The Oklahoman
added Sep 27, 2012 08:45

[Oklahoma] Grandson of tobacco magnate switches sides

Patrick shared his family's story, including his relatives' deaths from smoking-related illnesses, with the audience Thursday night at East Central University. The Stomp Tobacco Outta Pontotoc County (STOP) Coalition hosted the event in conjunction with
Ada (OK) News
added Sep 4, 2012 18:01

[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07

[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34

Oklahoma Bill Would Impose Greater Obligations upon Nonparticipating Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Distributors

if House Bill 2363 currently pending in the Oklahoma State Legislature is enacted. The bill has passed both houses of the Legislature and appears to be headed toward approval. The bill would require wholesalers and distributors to file monthly reports
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:18

E-cigarettes prompt debate at Oklahoma Capitol

Public health and tobacco industry officials passionately discussed the potential benefits and risks of expanded e-cigarette use Wednesday during a joint legislative hearing at the state Capitol. ... Dr. Joel Nitzkin, a public health physician and senio
The Oklahoman
added Jan 24, 2014 20:31

Oklahoma looks back at 50 years of fighting cigarette use

The headline on the front page of The Sunday Oklahoman read “Cigarets: They Can Kill You.” It was amid news about cold weather, a shark attack in California ... Shoemaker started smoking at 9, enjoying Winston cigarettes with the older kids who lived a
The Oklahoman
added Jan 13, 2014 07:02
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