The city of Fairview, Okla. has approved a complete ban on the use of tobacco in any form on city property, a change that is scheduled to go into effect on Dec. 17.

The city council approved the ban at its Nov. 17 meeting, and with the ban now stands to gain financially by becoming eligible for a grant from the Oklahoma State Department of Health and Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, according to

Fairview is located just over 100 miles northwest of Oklahoma City and is home to 2,635 residents, according to a 2013 estimate.

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Patrick Lagreid

I strive to capture the essence of a cigar and the people behind them in my work – every cigar you light up is the culmination of the work of countless people and often represents generations of struggle and stories. For me, it’s about so much more than the cigar – it’s about the story behind it, the experience of enjoying the work of artisans and the way that a good cigar can bring people together. In addition to my work with halfwheel, I’m the public address announcer for the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks during spring training, as well as for the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League, the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury and the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League. I also work in a number of roles for, plus I'm a voice over artist. I previously covered the Phoenix and national cigar scene for, and was an editor for Cigar Snob magazine.