Tobacco Stops With Me is an Oklahoma media campaign that highlights how tobacco use impacts Oklahomans. It is funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) and the Oklahoma Center for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion at the State Department of Health.
Certified Healthy Oklahoma is a voluntary and free state-wide certification available to businesses, schools, and all kinds of community organizations that want to be recognized as leaders making special efforts to promote healthy behaviors of Oklahomans.
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is the nation’s largest advocacy and education organization working on tobacco-related issues. The Campaign provides regular updates on federal, state and local tobacco news as well as provides resources and tools to advocate for tobacco-free policies. >>Learn more
The following fact sheets are regularly updated:
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.
The CDC periodically releases the results from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which monitors health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including…
TSET Healthy Incentive Grants promote wellness by offering grants to schools, school districts and local communities that adopt health-promoting policies and strategies. They are designed to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free lifestyles.
The Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 2018 Tribal Behavioral Health Resource Guide lists tribal behavioral health programs’ services, populations, and locations.
Oklahomans voted in June 2018 to approve SQ 788, which allows the state-sanctioned use of medical marijuana.