Michael Givel http://kgou.org en Looking Ahead to Local Control of Tobacco Regulation http://kgou.org/post/looking-ahead-local-control-tobacco-regulation <p></p><p></p><p>Last month, <a href="http://www.ok.gov/governor/" target="_blank">Gov. Mary Fallin</a> announced her plans to support an initiative petition in 2014 to change the way tobacco is regulated in Oklahoma.</p><p>“A direct vote to the people is very new, and is a dramatic new tactic to repeal tobacco control preemption in Oklahoma,” said <a href="http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/G/Michael.S.Givel-1/" target="_blank">Michael Givel</a>, a University of Oklahoma political scientist and the co-author of the upcoming book <a href="https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780739176924"><em>Heartland Tobacco War</em></a>, out this summer.</p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 11:50:00 +0000 Kurt Gwartney & Brian Hardzinski 2352 at http://kgou.org Looking Ahead to Local Control of Tobacco Regulation