Oklahoma is the 20th largest and 28th most populous state in the U.S. It’s located in the south-eastern region of U.S, and features lots of green hills, forests, the Great plains and numerous lakes. Its’ capital and largest city is known as Oklahoma City, and has a population of over 3,750,000 (as of the year 2010). The state of Oklahoma is renown for its’ spectacular landscape, fast growing economy and severe weather. As a matter of fact, this state has the highest number of tornadoes of all the states in the U.S. In recent years, Oklahoma tourism has had a steady increase and has become a popular road trip destination, especially along Route 66 (a famous stretch of highway).
The name Oklahoma was derived from Choctaw words “okla” and “humma” which means “red people”. This relates to the fact that Oklahoma has the largest population of Native Americans in the U.S. It’s also the tribal headquarters for over 38 Native American tribes. Another fun fact about Oklahoma is that the very first parking meter was actually invented in Oklahoma, and so was the 1st shopping cart. In Oklahoma city, you will also find the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and the Museum which attracts many tourists every year.
Some famous people from Oklahoma include; Toby Keith (a country music singer), Reba McEntire (a country music singer), Dr. Phil McGraw (a famous talk show host), Chuck Norris (a renown actor), Brad Pitt (a hollywood actor), Carrie Underwood (a renown singer), Johnny Bench (a professional baseball player),
Vince Gill (a renown country music singer) and Ron Howard (an actor).
Oklahoma Vape Laws
In Oklahoma, there are no statewide vaping bans. Instead, vaping is prohibited in all state operated or owned premises including; the Department of corrections facilities, in the state vehicles and the facilities’ grounds. The localities within the state are prohibited from regulating vaping much more stringently than the state. In addition, gifts and sales of vapor products to anyone under 18 years are subject to legal action. The vaping laws also apply to, any non-combustible products which might or might not contain nicotine, and utilize a mechanical heating element, a battery, an electronic circuit, or such other mechanisms, regardless of size or shape, which can be utilized to produce or deliver a vaporized solution to a user inhaling from such a device.