Headlines Tagged with Oklahoma — 2,097 headlines found
The illicit tobacco trade and the crime that comes with it have plagued New Jersey for years. Here's a question for Oklahoma lawmakers considering increasing the state's cigarette excise: What do they think causes these problems?
May 4, 2017 The Oklahoman
added May 5, 2017 12:38
State Treasurer Ken Miller said Friday that 75 percent of the payment, or $58.5 million, went to the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund for investment. The rest is split between the Legislature for health care-related appropriations and the attorney
Apr 28, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 30, 2017 14:38
Dart said he's working with the city to pass an ordinance to make parks smoke-free. People we spoke with at LaFortune Park said it's a great idea. Kristin and Andrea, both mothers, said they always get uneasy when someone lights up near their children.
Apr 23, 2017 KTUL-TV Channel 8 (Tulsa, OK)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
KRMG's told the Tulsa Health Department is starting an initiative to make it happen. They're receiving support from the city council and mayor. Several residents we spoke to love the idea.
Apr 21, 2017 KRMG (Tulsa, OK)
added Apr 22, 2017 13:05
"The whole reason why we're here is because it is tobacco-free and we're still finding cigarette butts in our park," Buechele said. "I have a daughter who's 2, and I bring here to the park to play, and secondhand smoke is so harmful. I don't want my daug
Mar 24, 2017 Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Mar 24, 2017 17:14
The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) provides Healthy Communities Incentive Grants to communities throughout Oklahoma for the purpose of supporting improved health for every Oklahoman.
Mar 21, 2017 Miami (OK) News-Record
added Mar 21, 2017 23:31
Residents of Tishomingo proposed the tobacco-free city owned-and-operated properties ordinance for the third time...city council voted to ban tobacco products from city owned and operated property. Laura Woods, along with others from the Johnston county h
Mar 9, 2017 KTEN NBC 10 (Ada, OK)
added Mar 9, 2017 14:36
As Oklahoma lawmakers consider options to address a major budget shortfall, the tobacco industry is hoping to avoid some key facts. The truth is that raising the state cigarette tax by at least $1.50 a pack would bring significant, long-lasting health an
Mar 3, 2017 Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Mar 3, 2017 22:16
Oklahoma would raise millions in new tax revenue and save thousands of lives by raising the cigarette tax to $1.50 per pack, a tobacco taxation expert said Tuesday. Frank J. Chaloupka, an economist who has extensively researched tobacco taxation, said dur
Mar 2, 2017 Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
[Oklahoma] Tulsa World editorial: Legislators move to tamper with the voter-approved Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust
Voters knew what they were doing when they set up the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. It was created the way it was as a message to legislators: Hands off! There’s plenty of problems available for legislators to solve. It’s hard to understand why the
Feb 24, 2017 Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31