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OKG Newsletter

Topic: tobacco

Chew on this

This Tobacco isn’t intentionally wacky. But its idea of pop music may give users marked distortions in time and space.


Joshua Boydston

Tobacco with Beans and Shapers
9 p.m. Wednesday, May 4
Opolis, 113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org 820-0951
$10 advance, $12 door

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Well and good

Wellness Now combats diseases affecting quality of life.


Carmen Forman
With a large amount of grant money and by initiating policy changes, the Oklahoma City-County Wellness Now program is working to make Oklahoma a healthier state.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Quitting with pride

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


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


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?


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

Looking ahead

Gov. Fallin outlines her legislative goals for 2013, including a call for an income tax cut.


Clifton Adcock
Gov. Mary Fallin laid out her vision for Oklahoma in her annual State of the State address today, calling for cuts in the income tax rate, a plan for health care and repairs to the Capitol.
Monday, February 4, 2013

Tobacco road

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


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.


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