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Oklahoma tobacco trust fund tops $1 billion after payment

Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust Fund has a balance of more than $1 billion, state Treasurer Ken Miller announced Tuesday. The trust fund balance grew to $1.03 billion with a deposit of $57.6 million, 75 percent of the annual payment to the state from
The Oklahoman
added Apr 29, 2015 06:24

[Oklahoma] Landmark Study at the Stephenson Cancer Center Finds Even Low Exposure To Secondhand Smoke Causes DNA Damage

Exposure to even minimal levels of secondhand tobacco smoke causes significant DNA damage in human cells, according to a study using a new detection method. DNA damage plays a key role in the development of cancer and other neurodegenerative, pulmonary, c
PR Web
added Mar 5, 2015 10:51

[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL: Ban smoking at work and multi-unit dwellings

Two ways that Payne County can lead the way in shifting the norms regarding tobacco use is in the area of worksites and multi-unit properties. If you are an owner or manager of a local business, adopting, implementing and enforcing a policy designating al
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Mar 1, 2015 16:31

[Oklahoma] Don Millican: Where rights end

powerful tobacco lobby, with 10 registered lobbyists in Oklahoma, has fought and continues to fight against any meaningful limitation on smoking...time for the Legislature to take a bold step — the right step — by passing legislation to ban immediately to
Tulsa (OK) World
added Mar 1, 2015 09:27

Measure banning smoking in vehicles when kids are present gets Oklahoma Senate panel's OK

Senate Bill 747 by Sen. Randy Bass, D-Lawton, advanced from the Senate Public Safety Committee by a vote of 7-1. “It is unlawful for a person to smoke in a motor vehicle, whether in motion or at rest, when a person under eighteen (18) years of age is pre
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 20, 2015 04:21

[Oklahoma] T. Gavin King: Governor, Tulsa World bullying smokers

The “Smoldering health issue” editorial concludes with the hype that the health of the state can be improved by a statewide ban. It cannot. There will always be citizens who smoke, and some would go to the casinos. We have more than 100 tribal casinos in
Tulsa (OK) World
added Feb 14, 2015 09:09

[Oklahoma] How This E-Cig Franchise Is Moving Into Marijuana

Paul is prepping his 20-unit, Tulsa, Okla.-based e-cigarette franchise to get ahead of the game in case pot laws fall across the country. His gamble? He is hoping to patent his method for producing a cannabis oil product that can be inhaled through an e
Entrepreneur Magazine
added Jan 23, 2015 14:36

TOC: January 2015 Volume 48, Issue 1 , Supplement 1, S1-S120: Best Practices, Research, and Relationships: Oklahoma’s Investment in Tobacco Control

Best Practices, Research, and Relationships: Oklahoma’s Investment in Tobacco Control
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:25

[Oklahoma] Which Nicotine Products Are Gateways to Regular Use? First-Tried Tobacco and Current Use in College Students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Hookah and ETPs are increasingly becoming the first tobacco product ever tried by youth; however, uptake of ETPs is poor, unlike cigarettes and SLT, and does not appear to lead to significant daily/non-daily use of cigarettes and SLT.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 21, 2015 15:23
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[Oklahoma] Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust issues request for grant proposals ($$)

The Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) is announcing the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a new TSET Healthy Living community grant program. The grant program encourages Oklahomans to eat better, move more, and be tobacco-free
Skiatook (OK) Journal
added Jan 7, 2015 16:30
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