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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

[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

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

[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


KRMG's told the Tulsa Health Department is starting an initiative to make it happen. They're receiving support from the city council and mayor. Several residents we spoke to love the idea.
KRMG (Tulsa, OK)
added Apr 22, 2017 13:05

[Oklahoma] Student advocates say no to tobacco, yes to cleanup

"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14

[Oklahoma] Fairland city council explores healthy living grants

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) provides Healthy Communities Incentive Grants to communities throughout Oklahoma for the purpose of supporting improved health for every Oklahoman.
Miami (OK) News-Record
added Mar 21, 2017 23:31

[Oklahoma] Local City Ordinance Bans Tobacco on City Owned Property

Residents of Tishomingo proposed the tobacco-free city owned-and-operated properties ordinance for the third council voted to ban tobacco products from city owned and operated property. Laura Woods, along with others from the Johnston county h
KTEN NBC 10 (Ada, OK)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:36

[Oklahoma] Chaloupka: Don’t trust tobacco industry on cigarette taxes

As Oklahoma lawmakers consider options to address a major budget shortfall, the tobacco industry is hoping to avoid some key facts. The truth is that raising the state cigarette tax by at least $1.50 a pack would bring significant, long-lasting health an
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Mar 3, 2017 22:16
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