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ROFF: Oklahomans Latest Victims of Targeted Cigarette Tax Hike Campaign

The purported “popularity” of a particular piece of public policy should not be the end-all justification for its passage. Such is certainly the case with efforts to raise taxes on tobacco products. Many state lawmakers have labeled these tax hikes as a
Americans for Tax Reform
added Apr 8, 2016 00:21
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[Oklahoma] Butt out! SWAT groups clean park, promote awareness of tobacco use

The Healthy Living Program for Cherokee County, an Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust program, hosted a celebration and clean-up day for Students Working Against Tobacco organizations. Eight groups from around Cherokee County met at the Armory M
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 25, 2016 13:10
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Bill to broaden tobacco fund use headed to Oklahoma Senate

A bill to allow the state to designate funds from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust to Medicaid and other public health programs has cleared a state Senate committee...typically has spent most of the earnings on smoking cessation efforts and said Med
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2016 13:00
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Oklahoma's Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 21st Annual National Awards Program

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards... These are Oklahoma's Distinguished Finalists for 2016: Avery Crawford, 13, of Noble, Okla., a seventh-grader at Curtis Inge Middle School, serves as secretary of her school’s chapter of Students Workshop Agai
Business Wire
added Feb 9, 2016 22:09
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[Oklahoma] BA Student's E-Cigarette Catches Backpack On Fire, Building Evacuated

Broken Arrow High School officials have confirmed there was an evacuation of the vocational agriculture building on Friday after a student’s backpack caught fire. A spokesperson says the student had an e-cigarette in his backpack and it malfunctioned.
KOTV Channel 6 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:41
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New report on tobacco control gives Oklahoma poor grades, including F for taxes

Oklahoma earned mostly poor grades in terms of its tobacco control policies, including an F in tobacco taxation... The state received a B in access to cessation services, a C in tobacco prevention and control program funding, a D in smoke-free air and th
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 3, 2016 14:12
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[Oklahoma] American Lung Association releases State of Tobacco Control report

"Oklahoma is missing a clear opportunity to save lives by not taking action to prevent and reduce tobacco use. We must also face the reality that youth use of other tobacco products nationwide like e-cigarettes and little cigars is at an all-time high,"
KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:08
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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] E-cigarette market overgrown in Tulsa, shop owners say

The Tulsa e-cigarette market has plenty of customers but too many shops to serve them, store owners say. It seems like every few blocks there's a strip mall with a sign reading "Vapor" and some other word. More than 70 stores selling e-cigarette products
Tulsa (OK) World
added Dec 30, 2015 22:31
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[Oklahoma] Muskogee City Council considers e-cigarette ban

Muskogee City Council is considering a proposal on the ban of e-cigarettes. This comes after a team of medical professionals said the e-cigarettes are targeting kids and are more harmful than secondhand smoke.
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Dec 24, 2015 14:26
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