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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

[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 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

[Oklahoma] EDITORIAL: Fallin says no to vapes

Others push the envelope and openly “smoke” them in stores, restaurants and on campus, presenting enforcement challenges. We applaud the governor for her stance here. Any attempt to help move the state’s health ranking meter in a positive direction is ap
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Dec 25, 2013 12:31

[New York, Oklahoma] VIDEO: ATF agents raid Seneca Falls smoke shop, seize cigs, records

The federal government Wednesday entered a dispute between Native American tribes by raiding a Seneca Falls service station operated by the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma. On Wednesday afternoon, agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Jan 17, 2013 07:48

Oklahoma court overturns $1.50 per pack cigarette fee

rejected the state's claim that the fee is intended to protect the public welfare by discouraging smoking. The court agreed that the fee violates a state constitutional prohibition against passing revenue-raising measures in the final five days of a legis
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 10, 2017 19:06

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

Montour owes the State of Oklahoma $47 million....At the heart of the legal battle is the allegation that Native Wholesale Supply, owned by a member of the Seneca Nation but chartered by the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma, operated a nationwide distributi
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 14:54

ROFF: Oklahomans Latest Victims of Targeted Cigarette Tax Hike Campaign

The purported “popularity” of a particular piece of public policy should not be the end-all justification for its passage. Such is certainly the case with efforts to raise taxes on tobacco products. Many state lawmakers have labeled these tax hikes as a
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 8, 2016 00:21
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