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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

[Oklahoma] OKC extends smoking ban to all indoor, outdoor facilities, including parks

Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid took a different stance than ordinance author and Ward 4 Councilman Pete White. Shadid believes golf courses should have been included in the ordinance and treated like any other city park where smoking is now prohibited. The
Red Dirt Report (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Dec 23, 2015 21:09

[Oklahoma] OKC Council Approves Ordinance Banning Smoking In Parks, Other City Property

City Council voted Tuesday to approve a new ordinance that bans smoking in city parks and other city property, much like smoking is already prohibited inside city-owned buildings. The ban includes all city-owned or operated property indoors and outdoors w
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:50

E-Cigarette Ban Being Planned in Oklahoma; Representative Believes it's 'More Dangerous Than Secondhand Smoke'

The leaders come up to the said decision after a representative from the Muskogee Wellness Initiative made an impassioned plea to restrict the use of the said products which he believes is "more dangerous than second-hand smoke." Dr. James Baker was join
Latinos Health
added Dec 21, 2015 12:28

[Oklahoma] City to consider ban of e-cigarettes on city property

Muskogee's elected leaders plan to revisit in January a proposal to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping products on city property, an issue roundly rejected nine months ago as "overkill." The decision was made after a representative from th (OK)
added Dec 20, 2015 19:31

[Oklahoma] BLATT: Prosperity Policy: A matter of trust

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust represents a rare example of Oklahoma’s elected officials making a firm and long-term commitment to a crucial public policy goal. This commitment should be honored and the trust fund allowed to continue its importan
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Dec 3, 2015 05:53

[Oklahoma] Apartment complex says fire started from a cigarette

Avondale Apartment complex managers tell Tulsa's Channel 8 that the afternoon fire started with a cigarette on a balcony and with the high winds, it spread rapidly. ...16 units are a total loss due to smoke damage. Now, 13 families are without homes toni
KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:06
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[Oklahoma] Fairview bans tobacco on city property

Fairview Mayor Jared Thompson said the ban was initiated by Students Working Against Tobacco, SWAT, in an initiative for a healthier city. “Really it’s not a bad resolution to begin with,” Thompson said. “Tobacco and tobacco products in general are unhea
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Nov 23, 2015 01:25

Oklahoma tobacco endowment eyed to fund teacher pay raise

Fifteen years after Oklahoma voters created an endowed trust for programs that discourage tobacco use and promote healthy lifestyles, a state lawmaker wants to use the fund to finance pay raises for teachers.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 20, 2015 21:49

[Oklahoma] OUR VIEW: Tobacco money has a purpose

State lawmakers can find the revenue to increase education funding without tapping into the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. They need to be more creative.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Aug 31, 2015 13:41
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