The Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program (WQTP) assists enrollees in their efforts to quit using tobacco products by offering free coaching support, free nicotine replacement therapies (NRTs), and free or reduced-price prescription (Rx) medications. Under contract to the Wyoming Department of Health, Public Health Division, the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC) at the University of Wyoming conducts monthly surveys of WQTP enrollees to assess quit rates and enrollee satisfaction.
The Impact of Tobacco in Wyoming: 2015 Annual Summary provides data on the prevalence of tobacco use and data associated with the four goals of the Wyoming Tobacco Prevention and Control Program:
Reduce youth initiation
Reduce exposure to secondhand smoke
Promote tobacco cessation
Minimize disparities in the burden of tobacco use.
Every state that has implemented a significant tax increase has also realized a significant increase in cigarette tax revenue (Chaloupka, Straif, & Leon, 2010; Farelly, Nimsch & James, 2003).
Executive Summary This report presents the efforts of the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC) to expand the analysis of the economic impact of smokefree ordinances in Wyoming on restaurant and bar revenues into a broader exploration of the economic, health, and social impacts of Wyoming’s comprehensive smokefree ordinances. We relied on previous research to […]