• Rising vapor

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    “People think it is safer than smoking, but we really don’t know how it’s going to affect their health years from now.” – Muscogee (Creek) Nation Tobacco Prevention Program Specialist Arlene Davis

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  • Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked

    Mullin amendment to fund IHS through shutdown blocked0

    Jason Salsman/Multimedia Producer OK Congressman’s ‘Pay Our Doctors’ Act defeated 8-4 WASHINGTON — An amendment to the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019 that would have guaranteed funding for Indian Health Services for a full fiscal year, despite the partial government shutdown, has been blocked. The amendment, H.R. 195 or the ‘Pay Our Doctors Act,’ was

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  • Medical card confusion

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    Kevin Barnett/Reporter Medical marijuana process explained OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — Oklahoma became the 30th state to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in June 2018 with the passing of State Question 788. Not surprisingly, there has been much confusion regarding the program since, as it has gone through multiple modifications since it’s passage. Sarah

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  • Amendments made to election procedures

    Amendments made to election procedures0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Approval of precinct sites postponed indefinitely OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Dec. 3 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Dec. 15. Audio of the session is available at:

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  • Voting precincts approved through HEW

    Voting precincts approved through HEW0

    Liz Gray/Reporter Grant funds awarded to Children and Family Services Administration OKMULGEE, Oklahoma — A Muscogee (Creek) Nation National Council Health, Education and Welfare Committee meeting was held Nov. 5 at the Mound Building in Okmulgee. All passed legislation will go before the full Council during the regular session Nov. 17. Audio of the session

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  • Harjo shares breast cancer survival story during Pink Party

    Harjo shares breast cancer survival story during Pink Party0

    Keynote, guest speakers share stories and provide encouragement Darren DeLaune/Reporter GLENPOOL, Oklahoma — “Whenever I found out I had breast cancer, it was in 2014,” Muscogee (Creek) citizen Georgia Harjo said. She said it was during the summer. “I relied totally on faith,” Harjo said. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation Department of Health 16th annual Pink

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