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Going smoke-free: How does Oklahoma stack up?

The Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan, developed by health leaders, business, tribes, local governments, professional organizations and the public, sets goals to reduce tobacco use, obesity and heart disease deaths by 2020. TSET works create environments
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:35
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5 Tobacco Corrective Statements and what they mean for Oklahomans

Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. ...That means the families of 7,500 people in this state alone are without their loved one because of tobacco. That means that 7,500 people won’t have the chance to celebrate another holiday or birthd
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:33
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[Oklahoma] WHEATLEY: Tobacco industry’s corrective statements are major milestone in battle to end smoking

McCaffree, founding board chair for the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET)....said this marks a major milestone for people like him who have worked for decades to protect the health of Oklahomans. “Internal tobacco industry documents sho
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:29
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[Oklahoma] Smokeout event focuses on pet adoption

The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup has partnered with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society for the Great American Smokeout Partners for Life Pet Adoption Event. This year's event focuses not only on the effects smoking has on people, but a
The Oklahoman
added Nov 15, 2017 02:08
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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering / National Poll Shows Support for Policies, Lawmakers’ Rejection of Tobacco Industry Influences [PDF]

These study results could inform remedial local, state and national policy initiatives and aid in the development and evaluation of public education efforts to enhance and amplify the court-ordered corrective statements.
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:41
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[Oklahoma] Research Study: Court-Ordered Corrections of Tobacco Industry Racketeering: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (PDF)

public awareness is lowest for the court findings that the companies violated racketeering laws (23.1%), committed fraud (32.1%), and are likely to continue to commit fraud (37.0%). Only about half of U.S. adults are aware that the companies intentionally
Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
added Nov 7, 2017 20:36
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Oklahoma House Sends 4 Spending Bills to Senate

If they become law, the bills would fill only about half the hole created when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a cigarette fee passed by lawmakers earlier this year was unconstitutional.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 02:48
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[Oklahoma] Stillwater bar scene begins transition to smoke-free establisments

College Bar is one of the first bars on the strip to transition to a smoke-free establishment, a change that owners Javier and Chelsea Cervantes said they should have made earlier.
The Daily O'Collegian (Oklahoma A&M)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:12
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JONES: Hospital association president: Oklahoma lawmakers shouldn't let Big Tobacco win

For more than two years, the Oklahoma Hospital Association has dedicated itself to explaining the primary value of passing a cigarette tax...passage of the tax has been repeatedly held hostage to partisan games and political bickering. The subsequent gri
The Oklahoman
added Oct 21, 2017 19:49
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco companies ordered to tell the truth about smoking

Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) states that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Phillip Morris USA, Lorillard and Altria have now been ordered to publish“corrective statement”...According to a study by the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center (OTRC), public su
Tulsa (OK) Beacon
added Oct 19, 2017 18:50
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