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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

Oklahoma Supreme Court rejects $1.50 per pack smoking-cessation fee

The approval of the $1.50 per pack increase was fought in Oklahoma state court by Reynolds American Inc., Philip Morris USA and several convenience stores, wholesalers and smokers. The law was set to go into effect in late August.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:13

[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

[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

Tobacco sales to minors doubles in Oklahoma

An annual inspection of tobacco compliance measures in Oklahoma has determined tobacco sales to minors throughout the state has doubled in the last four years, according to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS).
Duncan (OK) Banner
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25

[Oklahoma] Jonathan Small and Michael LaFaive: Cigarette tax hike will increase criminal activity

Raising the state tax on cigarettes by $1.50 per pack would result in a 700 percent increase in cigarette smuggling into Oklahoma, among other consequences. Cigarettes are a legal product. Those who use cigarettes are usually those who strongly prefer the
Tulsa (OK) World
added Apr 27, 2016 15:11

[Oklahoma] How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana

Paul is prepping his 20-unit, Tulsa, Okla.-based e-cigarette franchise to get ahead of the game in case pot laws fall across the country. His gamble? He is hoping to patent his method for producing a cannabis oil product that can be inhaled through an e
Entrepreneur Magazine
added Jan 23, 2015 14:36

[Oklahoma] Arbitration panel sides with state over tribes in dispute over tobacco compact

A three-member arbitration panel ruled in favor of the governor's office Friday in a dispute with two Oklahoma-based tribes about the state's tobacco compact. Steve Mullins, an attorney for Gov. Mary Fallin, said the unanimous rulings against the Absent
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 28, 2013 00:37

[Oklahoma] Tobacco tax tiff could cost tribe $500,000 a month

The Comanche Nation on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma and the governor's office, claiming other tribes are receiving “more favorable terms” in their tobacco tax compacts.
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2013 13:02

[Oklahoma] Retailer welcomes tribal tobacco compact talks

A Tulsa-based convenience store chain welcomes new negotiations on tobacco compacts between the state and Oklahoma tribes that would replace compacts a company spokesman on Friday called a "debacle." "We're on record as saying years ago the tobacco comp
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 3, 2013 16:05
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