The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund event raises funds for grants to help Oklahomans infected with HIV and AIDS.
Consumption among teens and young adults is prevalent and dangerous.
Oklahoma veterans, Native Americans and residents age 10-34 are among those with the highest risk.
“Protect yourself. That’s the message,” Maytubby said. “Wear insect repellent and take precautions to lower your risk of being bitten.”
Oklahomans for Health collects signatures in hopes to change medical marijuana laws in the state.
A 2014 Kaiser Family Foundation report shows 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV.
Oklahomans for Health is gathering signatures on a second petition in an attempt to make medical marijuana legal in the state.
“We decided we can no longer continue down this road until we get to the point where the whole system just breaks,” Gomez said.
Two lawmakers introduced a bill to review the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative, which aimed to reduced the divorce rate in the state.
One in three Oklahoma youths is either overweight or obese, Friedl said.