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Report: Oklahoma failing in efforts to reduce tobacco use

Oklahoma’s leaders “failed to do enough to implement proven-effective tobacco control policies that would save lives,” states the 15th annual “State of Tobacco Control.” The report, released Wednesday, evaluates tobacco control policies on state and fede
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jan 25, 2017 18:22
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[Oklahoma] TSET grants and programs work at the local level to support healthy lifestyles

Grants funded by Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) works with businesses, city governments, community organizations and schools to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free lifestyles. “We know that the greatest impact on heal
The Oklahoman
added Jan 14, 2017 19:36

[Oklahoma] Long-term Quit Rates in Fax-Referred as Compared to Self-Referred Tobacco Quitline Registrants

Although differences in sociodemographics, tobacco use behavior, and Helpline services were observed between fax-referred registrants and self-callers, quit outcomes at follow-up did not differ. This observational study has important implications for tob
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 5, 2017 15:59

[Oklahoma] Billion-Dollar Tobacco Settlement Endowment Off-Limits for Teacher Raises

Miller said. "That's irresponsible. Those are not recurring revenue streams that will pay for a recurring expenditure." TSET manages roughly $1 billion. It and its annual earnings are spoken for.
Public Radio Tulsa (Public Radio 89.5 KWGS and Classical 88.7 KWTU)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:34

National Report: Oklahoma Ranks 3rd in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

ranks 3rd nationwide in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit...Oklahoma is spending $23.5 million this year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs, which is 55.6 percent of the $42.3 million recommended by the Centers
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

[Oklahoma] Xcaliber International expands manufacturing and warehouse space

Xcaliber International, the leading manufacturer of 4th tier tobacco products, is pleased to announce the completion of a major addition to its manufacturing facility in Pryor, OK.
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2016 04:26
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[Oklahoma] Chouteau joins cities creating tobacco-free ordinance

Chouteau has joined the ranks of Mayes County towns passing tobacco free ordinances. The concept was presented to Chouteau’s Board of Trustees last month by Mayes County HOPE Coalition’s Healthy Living Program representative Arianna Derr. The board agr
Pryor Creek (OK) Daily Times
added Nov 18, 2016 18:57

[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
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