January 16-23, 2019 is Quit Week in Oklahoma! Oklahoma is 36th in the United States for smoking. More than 580,000 Oklahoma adults smoke. More than 30,000 of high school students smoke, with an additional 2,100 more becoming daily smokers each year.
The Oklahoma Insurance Commission, along with several partners, have partnered with numerous local health care organizations and businesses in Oklahoma to sponsor SmokingisNotOK, a public awareness campaign aimed at informing residents about the importance of quitting smoking.
The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is also available at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) for access to FREE resources.