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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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Oklahoma pushes to boost taxes on tribal tobacco sales

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's staff is negotiating with tribes over new tobacco compacts in an effort to make tobacco taxes more consistent in the state.
The Oklahoman
added Jul 7, 2013 17:27
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Electronic cigarettes are a growing business in Oklahoma ($$)

The e-cigarette industry is expected to reach $1 billion within the next few years, far surpassing its current estimated $300 million in retail revenue, according to Wells Fargo's Tobacco Talk research.
The Oklahoman
added Jun 24, 2013 12:54
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[Oklahoma] Fight over e-cigarettes heats up at Okla. Capitol

a new industry is blossoming across Oklahoma: Mom-and-pop stores that sell “vapor” products that use a heating element to convert nicotine into an inhalable water vapor. But many of these small businesses fear big tobacco companies are trying to cut the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2013 14:05
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Big Tobacco-Backed Lawmakers Take Down Oklahoma's Anti-Smoking Bill

“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14
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