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[Oklahoma] Researcher receives $3 million NCI grant to study impact of e-cigarette usage on smoking rates

Nearly 7 in 10 cigarette smokers are looking for a way to quit - and many smokers have turned to e-cigarettes for help. A researcher at the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center has received a 5-year, $3 million R01 grant from
added Nov 3, 2016 16:34

Surgeon General's Warnings Turn 50; Cigarettes Still Killing Oklahomans

But while Oklahoma's Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust can point to some progress made in reversing the widespread use of tobacco in the state, Oklahoma still ranks among the worst states in the nation for smoking. According to the state health departme
Lawton (OK) Constitution
added Oct 28, 2016 15:55

[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27

[Oklahoma] LETTER: Tom Cole should reconsider cutting funding of anti-tobacco programs

Tobacco companies want Congress to undo our progress...I'm disappointed that Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, a leader on the appropriations committee, has supported weakening FDA oversight and cutting funding for the CDC's anti-tobacco programs. I urge the congre
The Oklahoman
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43

[Oklahoma] New FDA regulations point to uncertain future for e-cigarette industry

“So far, I haven’t heard of any Norman shops going out of business, but the regulations are extremely complicated and confusing.” The new regulations prevent vapor retailers from servicing devices, creating products in house — from delivery systems to e
Norman (OK) Transcript
added Sep 10, 2016 14:02

To Deal with Pesky Cigarette Trash, Oklahoma City Turns to Recycling

a group of organizations have collaborated to install 23 cigarette recycling stations on light poles in downtown Oklahoma City. The aluminum boxes will serve as collection points for filters and other tobacco products, and the nonprofit group Downtown OK
Government Technology
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46

[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Montour owes the State of Oklahoma $47 million....At the heart of the legal battle is the allegation that Native Wholesale Supply, owned by a member of the Seneca Nation but chartered by the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma, operated a nationwide distributi
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 14:54

[New York, Oklahoma] Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars

Oklahoma isn’t the only state suing Montour’s company, Native Wholesale Supply; New York also has sued. But Oklahoma was one of the first when it filed suit in 2008, accusing the company of knowingly distributing contraband “Seneca” cigarettes in the sta
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 25, 2016 02:07

Tobacco sales to minors doubles in Oklahoma

An annual inspection of tobacco compliance measures in Oklahoma has determined tobacco sales to minors throughout the state has doubled in the last four years, according to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS).
Duncan (OK) Banner
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25

BAKER: Oklahoma doctor: Seeking leadership in the fight against tobacco use

Unfortunately, on Thursday Cole's subcommittee voted not to provide the necessary funding and support the CDC's vital efforts to fight tobacco use...My job as a physician is challenging enough against a tobacco industry that pumps $9.5 billion a year into
The Oklahoman
added Jul 8, 2016 19:02
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