Increasing the Cigarette Tax in Oklahoma

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Helpful Resources

ACS CAN Oklahoma Opposes 75-cent Cigarette Tax Increase Proposal (2-16-18)

OHA Statement 2-15-18: OHA opposes lower cigarette tax increase benefiting Big Tobacco (2/15/18)

Statewide Campaign Asks Legislators Who They Really Support: Big Tobacco or Oklahoma? (10-24-17)

Possible Medicaid Cuts Threaten Health Care Crisis (10-3-17)
Health Care Groups and Caregivers Call for Bipartisan Action to Save Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Other Services (9-21-17)

Skilled nursing facilities in Oklahoma are experiencing a funding crisis

Top 10 reasons increasing the cigarette price by $1.50 per pack improves Oklahoma lives

Making the Case for $1.50 Cigarette Tax Increase Dedicated to Health Care

How the cigarette tax affects low-income Oklahomans: Myth vs. Fact

How a $1.50 per-pack cigarette tax increase benefits low-income families in Oklahoma

Pass a cigarette tax increase for the health of our youth

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center information on State and Local Taxes Applied to Cigarettes in the U.S.

Infographic - Impact of Increasing Cigarette Tax in Oklahoma

Cigarette Tax Myth Busters

Projected New Annual Revenue from Increasing the Cigarette Tax

"The Economics of Tobacco Taxation in Oklahoma," March 1, 2017, presentation by Dr. Frank Chaloupka

Press Release: New Statistics Demonstrate Need For Cigarette Tax Increase (4/18/17)

OAFP in support of cigarette tax (2-13-17)

MS in support of cigarette tax (1-28-17)