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[Oklahoma] WHEATLEY: Tobacco industry’s corrective statements are major milestone in battle to end smoking

McCaffree, founding board chair for the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)....said this marks a major milestone for people like him who have worked for decades to protect the health of Oklahomans. “Internal tobacco industry documents sho
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:29
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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering / National Poll Shows Support for Policies, Lawmakers’ Rejection of Tobacco Industry Influences [PDF]

These study results could inform remedial local, state and national policy initiatives and aid in the development and evaluation of public education efforts to enhance and amplify the court-ordered corrective statements.
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:41
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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (PDF)

public awareness is lowest for the court findings that the companies violated racketeering laws (23.1%), committed fraud (32.1%), and are likely to continue to commit fraud (37.0%). Only about half of U.S. adults are aware that the companies intentionally
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:36
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Oklahoma House Sends 4 Spending Bills to Senate

If they become law, the bills would fill only about half the hole created when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a cigarette fee passed by lawmakers earlier this year was unconstitutional.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 02:48
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[Oklahoma] Stillwater bar scene begins transition to smoke-free establisments

College Bar is one of the first bars on the strip to transition to a smoke-free establishment, a change that owners Javier and Chelsea Cervantes said they should have made earlier.
The Daily O'Collegian (Oklahoma A&M)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:12
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JONES: Hospital association president: Oklahoma lawmakers shouldn't let Big Tobacco win

For more than two years, the Oklahoma Hospital Association has dedicated itself to explaining the primary value of passing a cigarette tax...passage of the tax has been repeatedly held hostage to partisan games and political bickering. The subsequent gri
The Oklahoman
added Oct 21, 2017 19:49
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco companies ordered to tell the truth about smoking

Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) states that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Phillip Morris USA, Lorillard and Altria have now been ordered to publish“corrective statement”...According to a study by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), public su
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2017 18:50
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[Oklahoma] Council hears complaints

Citing state law regarding smoking, Dewbre said the smoke from the bar’s clientele is supposed to be vented outside. Instead, it finds its way into her clinic. “I have a medical clinic,” she said. “I will have to close my clinic and move. This is not a
Purcell (OK) Register
added Oct 5, 2017 16:26
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[Oklahoma] After 11 Years, Tobacco Companies to Start Running Corrective Statements

Besides TV networks, cigarette packaging and major newspapers, the ads will appear in the Oklahoma City–based Black Chronicle. "Part of that settlement agreement was they had to make these confessions in predominately black newspapers, because we know t
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:56
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