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OKG Newsletter


Topic: smoking

Quitting with pride

Anti-tobacco advocates are working with the LGBT community to address its above-average smoking rates.


News

Sarah Lobban
Anyone who has tried to quit smoking knows it’s tough. It’s common knowledge that nicotine is the cause of one of the most prevalent addictions in the country.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Same old story


CFN

Gazette staff
Bad news, Oklahoma City: You’re fat and reek of cigarette smoke.
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

State of health

Why is Oklahoma among the unhealthiest states in the nation?


News

Mark Beutler
Oklahoma consistently ranks at the top of the “worst states” list when it comes to health-related issues.
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Tobacco road

Big tobacco and health advocates square off over a state bill to let OKC and other cities make tougher anti-tobacco ordinances.


News

Tim Farley
Lobbyists and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are gearing up for a fight over the repeal of a pre-emption law that would give Oklahoma municipalities the authority to pass more restrictive anti-smoking measures than the state allows.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Up in smoke

State legislators kill a bill that would have allowed local governments to establish strong tobacco restrictions.


News

Phil Bacharach
A state Senate committee today snuffed out a bill that would have allowed local governments to establish anti-tobacco ordinances more restrictive than what's currently set by the state.
 
Monday, February 18, 2013

Smoke up


CFN

Gazette staff
We’ll say this for Big Tobacco: Even a widely vilified industry that makes its profit from killing people knows how to wield power. That much was evident last week when the Senate General Government Committee killed a bill that would have let cities craft stronger antismoking ordinances than what’s allowed by state law.
 
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Out of shape


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma City: big-league city, or big ’n’ fat city?
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The good, the bad and the goofy


Commentary

Cal Hobson
Our legislators are home this summer, having completed their 2013 work. It was a session that saw good bills killed, bad bills consuming too much precious time and the passage of a ridiculous tax cut that doesn’t even kick in until 2016.
 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Bad aim


CFN

Gazette staff
Some things just don’t belong in some places. Put the wrong thing in the wrong place and — blammo! — you’re looking at a quarter of a century in the clinker.
 
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
 
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