Tobacco ban on Oklahoma-owned property takes effect Monday

Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco is prohibited on all state property and in state vehicles.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Published: August 6, 2012

A statewide prohibition of tobacco products on all state property and in state-owned buildings and vehicles takes effect Monday.

Those caught smoking or chewing tobacco won’t face a fine or jail time. The prohibition, issued by Gov. Mary Fallin through an executive order she signed at the start of this year’s legislation session in early February, contains no provisions for punishment.

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