Running down the list of protected classes in Oklahoma, you see race, color, religion, sex, and more of what you would expect…and then there’s this: smokers. Yep, under Oklahoma state law, employers can’t discriminate against smokers, or non-smokers. The story of how that tiny clause made it into law is one filled with lobbyists and an attitude of a different time…
The mid 80s were a time of George Michael.
A time of “Back to the Future”.
“A lot more people did smoke and chew and dip…”