Headlines Tagged with Oklahoma — 2,085 headlines found
If they become law, the bills would fill only about half the hole created when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a cigarette fee passed by lawmakers earlier this year was unconstitutional.
Oct 30, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 02:48
College Bar is one of the first bars on the strip to transition to a smoke-free establishment, a change that owners Javier and Chelsea Cervantes said they should have made earlier.
Oct 24, 2017 The Daily O'Collegian (Oklahoma A&M)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:12
For more than two years, the Oklahoma Hospital Association has dedicated itself to explaining the primary value of passing a cigarette tax...passage of the tax has been repeatedly held hostage to partisan games and political bickering. The subsequent gri
Oct 20, 2017 The Oklahoman
added Oct 21, 2017 19:49
Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) states that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Phillip Morris USA, Lorillard and Altria have now been ordered to publish“corrective statement”...According to a study by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), public su
Oct 19, 2017 Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2017 18:50
Citing state law regarding smoking, Dewbre said the smoke from the bar’s clientele is supposed to be vented outside. Instead, it finds its way into her clinic. “I have a medical clinic,” she said. “I will have to close my clinic and move. This is not a
Oct 5, 2017 Purcell (OK) Register
added Oct 5, 2017 16:26
Besides TV networks, cigarette packaging and major newspapers, the ads will appear in the Oklahoma City–based Black Chronicle. "Part of that settlement agreement was they had to make these confessions in predominately black newspapers, because we know t
Oct 4, 2017 Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:56
When abused, alcohol is dangerous, but it is not a bigger threat to our health than tobacco...CDC statistics are clear and undebatable: Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death... I hope whatever package Fallin devises to deal with the state’s
Sep 9, 2017 Tulsa (OK) World
added Sep 9, 2017 15:17
The approval of the $1.50 per pack increase was fought in Oklahoma state court by Reynolds American Inc., Philip Morris USA and several convenience stores, wholesalers and smokers. The law was set to go into effect in late August.
Aug 11, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 14, 2017 15:13
TOBACCO v. STATE OF OKLAHOMA: APPLICATION TO ASSUME ORIGINAL ,JURISDICTION AND PETITION FOR DECLARATORY RELIEF AND WRITS OF PROHIBITION AND/OR MANDAMUS (PDF)
DECLARATORY RELIEF GRANTED. SECTIONS 2, 7, 8, AND 9 OF SB 845 ARE UNCONSTITUTIONAL. Combs, C.J., Gurich, V.C.J., Kauger, Winchester, Edmondson, Rei±: and Wyrick, JJ., concur. Watt and Colbert, JJ., concur in part and dissent in part.
Aug 10, 2017 TownNews.com
added Aug 13, 2017 02:59
Lawmakers and the public had plenty to say Thursday after the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down a bill that put a $1.50 fee on every pack of cigarettes. The fee would have raised $215 million for health agencies, but the court said it was unconstitution
Aug 10, 2017 The Oklahoman
added Aug 11, 2017 18:46