tobacco http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Sublette County group tries to reduce tobacco use http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sublette-county-group-tries-reduce-tobacco-use <p>As part of the National Kick Butts day, Wyoming Prevention Management Organization of Sublette County will hold an educational fair at the Pinedale Recreation &amp; Aquatic Center to educate the community about the harmful effects of smoking.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 23:54:23 +0000 Bob Beck 38225 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sublette County group tries to reduce tobacco use Fewer Wyoming teens smoke http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/fewer-wyoming-teens-smoke <p>New numbers show that Wyoming teenagers are smoking less.&nbsp; New Kids Count Data shows that in 1995 nearly 40-percent of high school students smoked a cigarette once in the last month.&nbsp; That number dropped to 22 percent in 2011.&nbsp; State Tobacco Prevention Coordinator Joe D&rsquo;Eufemia said Wyoming increased its spending in preventive efforts in the late 1990&rsquo;s, but he said two other actions may have had a greater impact.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:42:45 +0000 Bob Beck 22125 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Fewer Wyoming teens smoke Wyoming offers incentives to stop chewing tobacco http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-offers-incentives-stop-chewing-tobacco <div style="margin-top:14pt;margin-bottom:0;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">This week is&nbsp;Wyoming&rsquo;s annual &ldquo;Through with Chew Week,&rdquo; a campaign to get people to stop chewing tobacco. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:02:37 +0000 Sara Hossaini 19849 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming offers incentives to stop chewing tobacco