Oklahoma Cancer Action Center


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It's Time to Protect Oklahoma Children from Skin Cancer

We cannot protect Oklahoma teenagers from melanoma and other skin cancers unless we prohibit minors from using indoor tanning facilities.

Latest Updates

May 31, 2017
National, Oklahoma

Today, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill into law that will increase the price of cigarettes by $1.50 per pack. In addition to funding state health initiatives, full implementation of this increase can generate significant revenue for Oklahoma.

May 26, 2017

The Legislature passed a bill to implement a $1.50 price increase to each pack of cigarettes sold in Oklahoma.

May 16, 2017

The bill to raise cigarette taxes by 67 cents per pack is flat out wrong for Oklahoma, and the House Appropriations and Budget committee failed to protect the health of our youth by giving the state what it really needs – a cigarette tax increase that would save lives.

May 2, 2017

Senate Bill 765 will protect Oklahoma’s children from the dangers of indoor tanning.

State Contacts

Paula Warlick
Grassroots Manager
Adrienne Lynch
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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