THE ROAD TO VICTORY: FIGHTING STRESS WITH HEALTHY HABITS

Quitting tobacco is one of the greatest decisions you can make — a huge first step on the road to a healthier life. Along the way, however, you’ll be faced with cravings, stress and other unhealthy distractions that will try to sidetrack you. When quitting tobacco, learning how to reduce stress is key to staying

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THE OKLAHOMA TOBACCO HELPLINE ENCOURAGES TOBACCO USERS TO TAKE THE GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT CHALLENGE

OKLAHOMA CITY (Nov. 15, 2016) – Tobacco users are encouraged to participate in the Great American Smokeout (GASO) challenge on Nov. 17, and experience the benefits of a tobacco-free lifestyle, if only for a day. GASO is an annual event that supports a day-long cessation effort, which can be the first step toward a healthier

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OSDH Partners to Support Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has partnered with the Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information to support a new law that will decrease the risk of children gaining access to liquid nicotine. The Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act now requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to hold liquid nicotine packaging to the

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NEW HELPLINE SERVICES SUPPORT OKLAHOMANS PREPARING FOR A TOBACCO-FREE NEW YEAR

OKLAHOMA CITY – December 29, 2015 – 2016 is a leap year, giving tobacco users an extra day to think about quitting tobacco. The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline — a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) — encourages tobacco users to use this time to explore the new FREE services the Helpline has to

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THE OKLAHOMA TOBACCO HELPLINE OFFERS NEW SERVICES

OKLAHOMA CITY – September 8, 2015 — The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, funded by the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust, has launched a new suite of services, providing more tools and enhanced resources to help Oklahomans quit tobacco. In addition to phone and web coaching, and patches, gum and lozenges for registered participants, the Helpline has added free text

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THIS FATHER’S DAY, QUIT TOBACCO WITH FREE QUIT COACHING

OKLAHOMA CITY – June 19, 2015 — This Father’s Day, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is encouraging fathers who use tobacco to make the healthy decision to quit. Fathers play a significant role in influencing the attitudes and behaviors of their children. From the decisions they make to the habits they practice, their behaviors can have a lasting

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MAKE EVERY DAY WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 27, 2015 — The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is encouraging tobacco users to become tobacco free during World No Tobacco Day on May 31. World No Tobacco Day is an annual day of awareness developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) that highlights the health risks associated with tobacco use in hopes of

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THIS MOTHER’S DAY, GIVE THE GIFT OF QUITTING TOBACCO

OKLAHOMA CITY – May 8, 2015 — Mother’s Day is a time for mothers to reflect on the important role they have in influencing their children’s choices regarding tobacco use. The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is encouraging Oklahoma moms who use tobacco to make the healthy decision to talk to a Quit Coach and quit for

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QUIT SMOKELESS TOBACCO DURING THROUGH WITH CHEW WEEK, FEB. 15-21

OKLAHOMA CITY – February 12, 2015 — What would it take for you to quit chewing smokeless tobacco? Many believe smokeless tobacco is a safe alternative to cigarettes, when in fact it can cause cancer of the mouth, esophagus and pancreas, and contains up to four times the highly addictive nicotine found in cigarettes. During Through

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OKLAHOMA TOBACCO HELPLINE LAUNCHES NEW MEDIA CAMPAIGN

OKLAHOMA CITY – January 26, 2015 — The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, recently launched a new statewide media campaign highlighting the stories of Quit Coaches who support tobacco users in their quitting journey. The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is a free service for all Oklahomans that can help achieve freedom from tobacco use. Oklahomans can call 1-800-QUIT NOW or

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