The American Heart Association will be participating in an interim study to discuss youth access to tobacco in Oklahoma. Hosting the interim study is Rep. Cynthia Roe, a nurse practitioner whose family has been impacted by tobacco addiction and heart disease.
Speakers will include the Oklahoma State Department of Health, the Alcohol and Beverage Law Enforcement Commission, the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust and participants from the American Heart Association and the American Lung Association.
Tobacco use among youth remain at epidemic levels with one in five high school students using e-cigarettes.
You can watch the interim study here. Just click the link, scroll down the page to find the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Controlled Substances Committee, and click the Start button to join.