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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Oklahoma] OVERALL: Researchers discover 'the cool factor' in smoking

So parents still need to restrict what their kids are seeing, Sargent said. Just imagine: Without scientific research, parents would have to resort to common sense.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jul 11, 2012 06:32
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[Oklahoma] Capitol Insider: Is It A Tax? A Fee? Some Historical Perspective

In the brief, plaintiffs argue the $1.50-per-pack cigarette fee, or the “Smoking Cessation Act,” “flagrantly violates” the Oklahoma constitution.... The suit asserts the cigarette fee is really a tax, and was relabeled only because lawmakers struggled to
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Jul 8, 2017 14:39
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[Oklahoma] Attorney General vows to defend state in tobacco lawsuit

Mike Hunter said he will defend the state after two major tobacco companies filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma challenging the constitutionality of a tobacco cessation fee. Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds filed suit with the Oklahoma Supreme Court over a
Red Dirt Report (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:42
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