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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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Alert! Oklahoma legislators are recognizing the importance of regulating vapor products!

SUPPORT SB 802! Contact Your Legislators Today and Tell Them: * It's important that vapor products, like e-cigarettes (and all tobacco products), are age restricted.
transformtobacco.com (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:07
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[Oklahoma] State, Muscogee (Creek) Nation sign tobacco compact

Governor Mary Fallin and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Tiger Friday signed a tobacco compact between the state of Oklahoma and the Creek Nation.
Ardmore (OK) Daily Ardmoreite
added Aug 27, 2012 23:30
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[Oklahoma] Electronic cigarette explodes in Muskogee woman's hand

KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added May 4, 2012 13:33
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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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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