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Oklahomans expected to keep quitline busy after cigarette tax increase

Oklahoma City — A smoking habit got quite a bit more expensive for ... be spending their money on cigarettes,” she said. Tax increases “have a bigger public health impact than any treatment we can off... read more

Tobacco Helpline sees major increase in calls

There are a myriad of reasons to quit smoking. One of the most effective is the almighty dollar. On July 1, Oklahomans started paying a dollar more per pack of cigarettes. It was all part of the histo... read more

Cigarette Prices Puff Up

OKLAHOMA ... but smokers are already seeing the price of cigarettes increase. Part of the motivation behind the tax increase is to get people to cut back or even stop smoking altogether. The major tob... read more

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First, Kentucky and Oklahoma recently raised their cigarette taxes. More ... investors expect. Don't get me wrong, tobacco stocks are not necessarily right for everyone. The entire industry faces mass... read more

State of Oklahoma: Smoking, lack of care contribute to poor health

Increasing the number of young people who get the vaccine before they become sexually active could help reduce ... problem is that Oklahoma has been more lenient than some states on smoking in public ... read more

Gubernatorial candidates gather for Moore forum

Maldonado: “Taxes are way too high. I don’t believe in property taxes at all. We can fix our tax problem if we just legalize marijuana and tax the sale of it.” Lawhorn: “Taxes in Oklahoma ... more mon... read more

Will Altria's (MO) e-Vapor Products Help Lift the Stock?

Such collaboration is encouraging as it will help the participating companies maintain market share amid ... tax environment and declining cigarette volumes. Though higher pricing might lead to a poss... read more

How Oklahoma Declared War on Obesity—and What's Happened Since

But after a decade of living in Oklahoma, she was more than 70 pounds heavier ... with a one-cent rise on the local sales tax, which raises about $100 million a year; other funds have been taken from ... read more

Altria Group (MO) Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

This is a dynamic time in the tobacco industry, and just as we lead in traditional tobacco products, we intend to lead in offering adult smokers ... I'm trying to get at just some of the drivers? Was ... read more

Farmers want to see a pardon on hemp

“Kansas legislation has been very slow in dragging their feet but hopefully the federal proposal will help us get this off and going ... he could see hemp surpassing tobacco in Kentucky, where health ... read more

Poor People Live Longer in Rich, Liberal Cities Like San Francisco and New York

If you’re stuck in Tulsa, Oklahoma, well ... there’s a good chance you’ll get seriously ill. But low-income Americans also tend to lead less healthy lifestyles than the rich—they smoke more, weigh mor... read more

Legal threats to state budget linger

OKLAHOMA ... pack hike as a cigarette “fee” rather than a tax to try to comply with the law, he said. “If they can say we’re doing other things to combat smoking — and the tax is just one part of the ... read more

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