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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

[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

[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 health notes: TSET wins award

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust received an award at the Society of Health and Physical Educators America Convention... TSET oversees Oklahoma's share of the proceeds from a national lawsuit against cigarette companies. It uses some of that money
The Oklahoman
added Apr 4, 2018 05:52

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] Pottsboro bans smoking in three city parks

City leaders say the Pottsboro Youth Association had complaints about spectators smoking in the stands of their baseball games. They said the smoke was affecting the little leaguers but there was no ordinance to stop it, until now
KTEN NBC 10 (Ada, OK)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:18
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