Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Oklahoma 2,086 headlines found

2 Views

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
0 Views

[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
6 Views

[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.
PBS
added May 7, 2015 11:46
3 Views

[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
6 Views

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
7 Views

Oklahoma tobacco trust fund tops $1 billion after payment

Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund has a balance of more than $1 billion, state Treasurer Ken Miller announced Tuesday. The trust fund balance grew to $1.03 billion with a deposit of $57.6 million, 75 percent of the annual payment to the state from
The Oklahoman
added Apr 29, 2015 06:24
6 Views

[Oklahoma] Landmark Study at the Stephenson Cancer Center Finds Even Low Exposure To Secondhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

Exposure to even minimal levels of secondhand tobacco smoke causes significant DNA damage in human cells, according to a study using a new detection method. DNA damage plays a key role in the development of cancer and other neurodegenerative, pulmonary, c
PR Web
added Mar 5, 2015 10:51
4 Views

[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL: Ban smoking at work and multi-unit dwellings

Two ways that Payne County can lead the way in shifting the norms regarding tobacco use is in the area of worksites and multi-unit properties. If you are an owner or manager of a local business, adopting, implementing and enforcing a policy designating al
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Mar 1, 2015 16:31
9 Views

[Oklahoma] Don Millican: Where rights end

powerful tobacco lobby, with 10 registered lobbyists in Oklahoma, has fought and continues to fight against any meaningful limitation on smoking...time for the Legislature to take a bold step — the right step — by passing legislation to ban immediately to
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 1, 2015 09:27
6 Views

Measure banning smoking in vehicles when kids are present gets Oklahoma Senate panel's OK

Senate Bill 747 by Sen. Randy Bass, D-Lawton, advanced from the Senate Public Safety Committee by a vote of 7-1. “It is unlawful for a person to smoke in a motor vehicle, whether in motion or at rest, when a person under eighteen (18) years of age is pre
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 20, 2015 04:21
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines