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[Oklahoma] UPDATE: AG comments on tobacco lawsuit

“As outlined in Title 74, it is the duty and responsibility of the office of the attorney general to defend the state against lawsuits and other legal matters. Just as the office has handled lawsuits challenging legislation in the past, we will move forwa
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Jun 9, 2017 12:38
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Tobacco companies sue to block Oklahoma's new cigarette fee

If the Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down the fee, the result could be an instant multimillion-dollar hole in the state budget lawmakers adopted last month. In a brief filed Wednesday, R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued that the fee
The Oklahoman
added Jun 9, 2017 12:36
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Oklahoma City Tobacco companies suing Oklahoma to block new cigarette fee

to block the new cigarette fee passed in Oklahoma. ...R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued the fee is unconstitutional....The State passed a bill to add a $1.50 fee to a pack of cigarettes as part of the budget deal.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Jun 8, 2017 18:23
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Oklahoma Cigarette Price Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

The $1.50-per-pack increase in the price of cigarettes that Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law today is truly a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma. It’s a health win that will reduce tobacco use and save lives, a financial win that will help raise revenue an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:32
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Oklahoma Prosecutor Still Pursing Case Against Pipe Shop

district attorney in an Oklahoma college town says he'll pursue remaining charges in a drug paraphernalia case despite three acquittals and one hung jury so far.
AP - Associated Press
added May 11, 2017 19:24
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Oklahoma Prosecutor Still Pursing Case Against Pipe Shop

district attorney in an Oklahoma college town says he'll pursue remaining charges in a drug paraphernalia case despite three acquittals and one hung jury so far.
AP - Associated Press
added May 11, 2017 19:24
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[Oklahoma] Pipe-Shop Owner, Manager Found Not Guilty

jurors have found the owner and manager of a pipe shop not guilty of selling drug paraphernalia....Cox insisted that all of the items sold in his store could have been used to smoke tobacco and were therefore legal under state law.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[New Jersey] FLEENOR: Economist: The unintended consequences of hiking Oklahoma’s cigarette tax

The illicit tobacco trade and the crime that comes with it have plagued New Jersey for years. Here's a question for Oklahoma lawmakers considering increasing the state's cigarette excise: What do they think causes these problems?
The Oklahoman
added May 5, 2017 12:38
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Oklahoma Receives $78 Million Payment From Tobacco Companies

State Treasurer Ken Miller said Friday that 75 percent of the payment, or $58.5 million, went to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund for investment. The rest is split between the Legislature for health care-related appropriations and the attorney
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2017 14:38
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa parks could go smoke-free

Dart said he's working with the city to pass an ordinance to make parks smoke-free. People we spoke with at LaFortune Park said it's a great idea. Kristin and Andrea, both mothers, said they always get uneasy when someone lights up near their children.
KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
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