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[Oklahoma] State Tobacco Helpline sees increase in calls after tax

"What has been shown, and can be predicted, is that when tobacco is taxed, it encourages adults to quit smoking and encourages kids to not ever begin using tobacco," said Lora Buechele, assistant coordinator for the Cherokee County TSET Healthy Living Pr
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Aug 17, 2018 12:12
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Physician: Let's work to make Oklahoma's indoor air smoke free

As a pediatrician, one of the first questions I ask families and caregivers of my young patients is, “Is there smoking in your home?” Their answer is foundational to the guidance I provide to the families of my pediatric patients, especially if the child
NewsOK
added Aug 15, 2018 15:16
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Registrations double for Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline after tobacco prices increase

The July 1 cigarette and little cigar price increase has encouraged Oklahomans to quit, and thousands are reaching out to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), for free services to help quit tobacco.
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Aug 8, 2018 12:39
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EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco effort a long slog in Oklahoma

Yet recent public approval of smoking marijuana runs counter to the trend of reducing tobacco smoking. And some who tout cannabis as a medical treatment also tout “natural” tobacco. ...Oklahoma's pattern may continue of never taking two anti-tobacco step
NewsOK
added Jul 27, 2018 23:27
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Oklahomans expected to keep quitline busy after cigarette tax increase

A smoking habit got quite a bit more expensive for Oklahomans on Monday, and public health advocates are trying to make the most of a moment when quitting cigarettes might suddenly look more attractive. As many as 18,700 adult smokers in Oklahoma are exp
NewsOK
added Jul 8, 2018 21:57
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[Oklahoma] Officials predict a drop in smoking with new $1/pack tax

State estimates are that the tax increase is projected to prompt more than 18,000 Oklahomans to stop smoking and the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline (1-800-QUIT-NOW, 1-800-784-8669) is expecting an increase in calls from those who want to give up the smoking h
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Jul 7, 2018 13:52
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[Oklahoma] Man tries to light cigarette with blowtorch, accidentally sets house on fire: report

Two people were injured Tuesday afternoon after a man tried to light a cigarette with a blowtorch and accidentally set a home on fire, fire officials in Oklahoma City told KOCO.
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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[Kentucky, Oklahoma] State Tax Changes Taking Effect July 1, 2018

Oklahoma and Kentucky are increasing their cigarette taxes: Oklahoma from $1.03 to $2.03 per pack, Kentucky from $0.60 to $1.10.
Tax Foundation
added Jun 28, 2018 15:01
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[Oklahoma] Cue up a smoke-free pool hall in Edmond

For a man who has never smoked and found his love for the game on a church pool table, most pool halls fell short of his standard for play. He showered after playing in tournaments so his wife wouldn't be bothered by the smell of secondhand smoke and he
NewsOK
added Jun 20, 2018 14:28
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[Oklahoma] Wendy's under fire after employee films mouse amid buns

“Not only does Wendy’s now have mice - we have crew members who leave cigarettes all over the place. Don’t eat at Wendy’s in Catoosa,” Frame wrote on Facebook, alongside the June 14 video and a picture showing an unlit cigarette at a food prep station.
Reuters
added Jun 19, 2018 13:51
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