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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: New law to keep tobacco away from schools

A new law prohibits all tobacco use on school property and vehicles at all times. Governor Fallin said the law will help decrease smoking across the state. The law goes into effect August 20.
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Aug 19, 2015 18:29
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[Oklahoma] State bans tobacco use in all schools

As of Thursday, Aug. 20, all Oklahoma public and private schools are to be tobacco–free. The new law will also prohibit anyone from using tobacco in school vehicles and at any school–sponsored or school–sanctioned event or activity, including sporting eve
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 19, 2015 18:28

[Oklahoma] New law bans tobacco use at public, private schools

Smoking and tobacco use will be banned all the time at public and private schools in Oklahoma, including at sporting events, under a new law that takes effect later this week. The 24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act that takes effect on Thursday also prohibits
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2015 10:05

[Oklahoma] Pottsboro bans smoking in three city parks

City leaders say the Pottsboro Youth Association had complaints about spectators smoking in the stands of their baseball games. They said the smoke was affecting the little leaguers but there was no ordinance to stop it, until now
KTEN NBC 10 (Ada, OK)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:18

Oklahoma sees significant decline in adults smoking cigarettes, CDC reports

In 2011, 26 percent of Oklahoma adults 18 and older smoked cigarettes. By 2013, that number decreased to about 24 percent. Oklahoma health officials celebrated this decline last year, when Oklahoma saw its smoking rate go from about 26 percent to 23 per
Bartlesville (OK) Examiner-Enterprise
added May 22, 2015 19:02

Tulsa World Editorial: New law bans tobacco use in all Oklahoma schools

The state can’t stop children from taking up the nasty habits of smoking or chewing tobacco, but it can make it more difficult, and at the same time shield children from the dangers of second-hand smoke. We applaud the governor and the Legislature for ap
Tulsa (OK) World
added May 18, 2015 11:04

[Oklahoma] Fallin signs ban on tobacco use at schools

The measure, known as the “24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act,” would ban any and all tobacco use on school campuses, school vehicles and any school-sponsored or school-sanctioned event or activity. It was authored by Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, and Sen. Jim
Bartlesville (OK) Examiner-Enterprise
added May 9, 2015 17:22

[Oklahoma] Does vaping save smokers or create new nicotine addicts?

As special correspondent John Larson reports, for good or ill, e-cigarettes remain completely unregulated by the federal government. That is about to change.
added May 7, 2015 11:46

[Oklahoma] Governor Fallin signs bill to ban tobacco from school campuses

signed House Bill 1685, requiring all Oklahoma schools to be tobacco-free. The bill is known as the "24/7 Tobacco-Free Schools Act". Tobacco use of any kind will not be allowed on school grounds and the use of a tobacco product will also be prohibited in
Edmond (OK) Sun
added May 6, 2015 20:42

Oklahoma Tobacco Trust Fund Tops $1 Billion After Payment

State Treasurer Ken Miller said Tuesday that the trust fund's balance reached $1.03 billion after a deposit of $57.6 million from the annual payment to the state from the tobacco industry. The state received a total payment of $76.9 million, with the rem
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2015 07:55
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