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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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[Oklahoma] SWAT’s message helped all Jackson County schools go tobacco-free

The Jackson County Tobacco Education Committee and Students Working Against Tobacco have worked hard to campaign for these policies and continue to work to raise awareness about their importance by posting signs such as the one pictured in Olustee
Altus (OK) Times
added Nov 8, 2012 13:31
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[Oklahoma] COTNER NOTICE OF FRAUD / REQUEST TO RE OPEN

OKLA FALSIFIED EVIDENCE, DOCUMENTS AND APPLICATIONS IN THIS COURT, IN THIS CASE, TO DEFRAUD THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT OUT OF A MINIMUM OF ONE BILLION DOLLARS, NOW PROVABLE BY OVER 200,000 CLASS PLAINTIFFS IN OKLA. THAT THE STATE OF OKLA. STOLE THEIR SE
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 1, 2016 22:22
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[Oklahoma] U.S. Judge Sides With Comanches In Tobacco Dispute

A federal judge in Oklahoma City is siding with the Comanche Nation in a dispute with the governor's office over the state's tobacco compact with the southwest Oklahoma tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 22, 2013 04:30
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[Florida, Oklahoma] MAYBERRY: Kevin Durant smoking sheds more light on his personality

He also was spotted in a hookah in Hong Kong last year. So apparently Durant smokes, at least on occasion. ... these are the little things that help us get to know the players we watch, root for and, in some cases, admire.
The Oklahoman
added Sep 14, 2013 12:12
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Oklahoma smoking rate falls to historic low, improves from 47th to 39th in nation

Lepard said the increase in the percentage of people who have never smoked can be attributed partly to successful prevention programs that target children. While the state's smoke-free laws might not be as broad as some advocates and health officials w
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 24, 2013 11:49
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[Oklahoma] CDC chief: Tobacco use still top killer in Okla.

In an address at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Dr. Thomas Frieden said the number of adult smokers in the United States is the lowest ever documented and there are 4 million fewer smokers today than just five years ago. However, Fri
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 12, 2013 08:45
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