OTF HALL OF FAME

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David Wells Operation Tobacco Free

David “Boomer” Wells helps dozens of players and coaches Ditch the Dip at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention

TeaZa® Energy’s Operation Tobacco Free (OTF) hit a home run at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Convention January 5-8 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. With a little coaching from former MLB pitcher and OTF ambassador, David “Boomer” Wells, dozens of players and coaches made the life-changing decision to “Ditch the Dip” and cashed-in their chew for TeaZa® Energy.  By the end of the weekend, OTF volunteers had collected boxes full of Copenhagen, Skoal and other smokeless tobacco and alternative tobacco brands—including Grinds and Smokey Mountain! “My wife’s going to be happy,” said Daniel, a father ...
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TeaZa® Energy’s Operation Tobacco Free Initiative Sponsors Tobacco De-Addiction Pilot Study Conducted by USC Project RISHI

Thanks to Operation Tobacco Free (OTF), USC Project RISHI (USCPR) volunteers will be distributing TeaZa® Energy pouches over the next several weeks in the rural village of Naga Valadia in Gujarat, India as part of an 18-week smokeless tobacco de-addiction pilot study. Project RISHI (Rural India Social Health Improvement) is a US based, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 2005 whose primary focus is on the sustainable development of rural Indian communities.  The organization operates from its ten university chapters and their initiatives focus on health, water and sanitation, renewable energy, education and income generation. USCPR has conducted in depth ...
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David Wells steps up to the plate for national anti-tobacco initiative, Operation Tobacco Free

Cigarette smoking is down to its last out, but like Yogi says, it ain’t over till it’s over!  Reaching smokeless tobacco users is a whole new ballgame. TeaZa® Energy’s Operation Tobacco Free (OTF) is proud to announce the first heavy hitter up to bat for our anti-tobacco, all-star team—former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher, David Wells! “I am committed to being part of the movement to get tobacco out of youth sports,” Wells said.  Wells will serve as an ambassador for OTF.  He, and other prominent individuals and community leaders to be announced, will spread OTF’s message to kids in ...
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OTF Ambassadors Help Kids Understand Why It’s Not Hip to Dip

Operation Tobacco Free (OTF) ambassadors are public figures and prominent community members committed to preventing some 535,000 kids age 12-17 from trying smokeless tobacco for the first time each year in the US. “Our goal is to help kids understand why it’s not hip to dip,”says Brent Agin, MD, CEO and Founder of TeaZa® energy.“We have been reaching out to individuals in the public eye to help us get the word out about the campaign and the responsehas been overwhelming!” Dr.Agin shares his enthusiasm about educating youth and smokeless tobacco users about the harms of smokeless tobacco use with OTF ...
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