Quote of the Day 12/2/2014

“In the state budget or the federal budget, direct services get the lion’s share of funding, but doing this prevention work and trying to get kids to never start smoking is so important so they don’t end up with cancer and other problems. If we don’t stop the pipeline, we’re only going to need more and more treatment services.”

-Tracey Strader, executive director of Oklahoma’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (Source: http://bit.ly/1vh0e6R)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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