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Representatives from the Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center presented at the Society of Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting in Baltimore in March. In total, 23 posters were presented at the national conference that disseminates new research on nicotine.

A $1 per pack price increase in cigarettes recently signed into law will save lives, help people quit smoking and keep young people from starting.

This public policy win for health also includes taxing little cigars like cigarettes. Lawmakers who supported this effort should be applauded a change in state law that will help Oklahomans live longer healthier lives and help prevent Oklahoma kids from acquiring a nicotine addiction that could impact their developing brains and increase chances that they will become adult smokers.

Okarche, OK (April 13, 2018) – The Okarche School District was honored Friday by the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) for efforts to improve the health of students, faculty and staff.

Omega, OK (April 13, 2018) – The Lomega Public School District was honored Friday by the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) for efforts to improve health for students, faculty and staff.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 30, 2018) -- The TSET Board of Directors on Thursday approved a grant with the state’s behavioral health system to reduce tobacco use and improve the overall health of Oklahomans seeking treatment for substance abuse.

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Julie Bisbee

Julie Bisbee
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
julieb@tset.ok.gov