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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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[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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McCAFFREE: Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Over the next several months, the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly success
The Oklahoman
added Apr 25, 2018 19:53
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Oklahoma] OSMA president: CDC's tobacco prevention efforts need full funding

The CDC can only prevent tobacco use effectively if it is adequately funded. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, is chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees CDC funding. While Cole has been a champion for public health, last summer his bill pr
The Oklahoman
added Apr 15, 2018 16:08
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Oklahoma health notes: TSET wins award

The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust received an award at the Society of Health and Physical Educators America Convention... TSET oversees Oklahoma's share of the proceeds from a national lawsuit against cigarette companies. It uses some of that money
The Oklahoman
added Apr 4, 2018 05:52
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Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increase Is a Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Oklahoma’s kids and health that the Legislature has approved – and Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law – a $1 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax. The cigarette tax increase is a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma – a hea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:52
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