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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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BAKER: Oklahoma doctor: Seeking leadership in the fight against tobacco use

Unfortunately, on Thursday Cole's subcommittee voted not to provide the necessary funding and support the CDC's vital efforts to fight tobacco use...My job as a physician is challenging enough against a tobacco industry that pumps $9.5 billion a year into
The Oklahoman
added Jul 8, 2016 19:02
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco trust hires former GOP officeholder for $250K a year

An attorney and former Republican officeholder from Edmond has been hired as the new chief executive officer of Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust at an annual salary of $250,000 per year. The trust's governing board announced Tuesday the
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2016 19:57
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[Oklahoma] Settlement Endowment Trust governing board for hiring a new chief executive officer a $250,000 salary

Oklahoma's governor is criticizing the state's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust governing board for hiring a new chief executive officer at $250,000 a year. Gov. Mary Fallin on Thursday said she has instructed Health and Human Services Secretary Terry
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2016 02:21
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Tulsa Man's E-Cigarette Catches Fire While Charging

A Tulsa man was recently forced to call the fire department after charging his e-cig. There are dozens of stories similar to Kyle Czeschin's. He said the fire could have been a lot worse had he not been around.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:37
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LIVE WELL: Oklahoma receives $76 million Tobacco Settlement payment

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund (TSET) is a grant- making state agency ... On April 28 the State Treasurer announced a receipt for a $76 million annual payment from the tobacco industry under the national Master Settlement Agreement.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added May 29, 2016 14:16
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Democrats, Republicans clash over cigarette tax in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma House rejected a proposed $1.50-per-pack tax on cigarettes to help stave off cuts to the state's health care system, with Democrats uniting against the plan until it includes an expansion of Medicaid for the working poor.
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2016 01:41
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Democrats, Republicans clash over $1.50 cigarette tax in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma House has rejected a proposed $1.50-per-pack tax on cigarettes to help shore up the state's health care system, with Republicans blaming Democrats for the bill's failure. After holding the vote open for more than two hours late Wednesday, th
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added May 19, 2016 22:45
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VIDEO: Oklahoma lawmakers split on controversial cigarette tax to shrink budget shortfall

A controversial plan devised to shrink the state’s massive budget shortfall is now headed to the floor in both the House and the Senate. It’s the major hike on tax on cigarettes. Smokers are looking at paying an extra $1.50 for each pack of cigarettes.
KFOR-TV NewsChannel 4 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added May 18, 2016 20:02
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[Oklahoma] Cigarette tax increase heads to House floor

House on Wednesday is expected to take up a cigarette tax increase to be used to shore up the state’s ailing Medicaid program. Two legislative panels on Tuesday approved the $1.50 a pack increase, House Bill 3210, which would bring the state tax to $2.53,
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 18, 2016 18:13
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