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[Oklahoma] Gov. Fallin bans e-cigarettes on state property

Gov. Mary Fallin signed an executive order Monday banning the use of electronic cigarettes on state property effective Jan. 1. "E-cigarettes release vapor that contains chemicals that can impact employees and visitors to state property," Fallin said. "Ad
Tulsa (OK) World
added Dec 25, 2013 00:26

[Oklahoma] E-Cigarette Users Upset Over Proposed Bill To Regulate Sales

Those who've kicked the habit with the help of tobacco free electronic cigarettes say they are once again being targeted by "big tobacco." At issue is a Bill that would turn stores that sell E-cigarettes into conventional Cigarette venders and tax them a
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Mar 18, 2013 04:46

[Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin] COSGROVE: Smoking in Oklahoma: Five states that have gone smoke-free

I was curious about other states that have made similar efforts. So, here’s a list of five states that have recently gone “smoke-free” in some regard.
The Oklahoman
added Feb 21, 2013 17:19

Oklahoma governor, tribe work out tobacco tax terms

signed a new deal with the Comanche Nation on its tax rate on tobacco sales. A signed agreement was filed Wednesday with the Secretary of State's office. The tribe will receive 70 percent of all compact payment on cigarettes through the end of 2015, with
The Oklahoman
added Jan 9, 2014 11:13

[Oklahoma] Should E-Cigarettes be regulated?

“Most of the reputable stores in the Tulsa area do not sell to minors. Some stores allow kids in with their parents but we don’t,” Ragan said. “I’ll take it a step further. If a parent is talking about what their kids would want, I won’t sell to them and
Sand Springs (OK) Leader
added Jan 8, 2014 23:41

[Oklahoma] Should Restaurants Ban Electronic Cigarettes?

And in England, they are faced with the same question: Should restaurants allow e-cigarettes? Though there is no real smoke, the Daily Mail reports that some diners are being put off by the odorless vapor given off by the electronic version.
KOKH FOX25 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Nov 5, 2013 19:11

[Oklahoma] EDITORIAL: State, tribes should seek common ground on tobacco tax agreements

the governor opposes “border” tobacco tax rates for tribal smoke shops. Those rates allow some shops to collect only 6 cents in tax per cigarette pack. The extremely low rate has distorted markets and cost millions in state revenue. Fallin deserves praise
The Oklahoman
added Jun 18, 2013 05:51

[Oklahoma] EDITORIAL: A wise state investment

Oklahoma’s use of the Master Settlement funds from the 1996 tobacco lawsuit is a model for use in future trust fund cases. Unlike other states, Oklahoma did not take a one-time payment. The state chose to receive the money over several years, and to date
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Apr 19, 2013 12:53

[Oklahoma] Smokefree Policies and Local Rights (PDF)

Implementation of smokefree environments is an evidence-based strategy that can be used by local governments interested in addressing the impact of tobacco on their community. Scientific evidence shows that:  Smokefree policies protect nonsmokers
Don't Smoke on Me (OK Gov. Mary Fallin site)
added Feb 19, 2013 20:39

[Oklahoma] RUCKMAN: Tobacco compacts and the manifestation of destiny

In Oklahoma, we are in the neighborhood of renegotiating the tribal tobacco compacts with the state. ... Maybe the best solution all around would be to strike tobacco peddling from our midst altogether. Even now, some tribes expound the health benefits
Native American Times
added Feb 6, 2013 07:03
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