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Oklahoma smoking is at an all-time low with just 19.6 percent of Oklahoma adults smoking and obesity among Oklahoma adults declined for the first time since 2011, according to data released in August by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

OKLAHOMA CITY (September 6, 2017) – Shape Your Future and the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) offer valuable, free resources to promote good nutrition and physical activity options for Oklahoma families during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

OKLAHOMA CITY, August 30, 2017 – With the start of the busy school season, Oklahomans are encouraged to keep healthy living top of mind with Healthy Adventures from the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) and Shape Your Future.

Tobacco Stops With Me Launches New Series of its Educational Messaging

OKLAHOMA CITY – August 28, 2017 –Big Tobacco has been targeting kids for decades to recruit new smokers and guarantee continued profits. The tobacco companies have done a good job with their marketing efforts with 9 out of 10 smokers starting by age 18. To counter their deadly efforts, Tobacco Stops With Me, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), has launched a new series in its tobacco prevention campaign: Stop the Start.

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 24, 2017) – The TSET Board of Directors approved 17 incentive grant awards for communities, school districts and school sites at their quarterly meeting this month.

In total, $118,500 was awarded to 5 communities, 9 school districts and 3 school sites as part of the TSET Healthy Communities and Healthy Schools Incentive Grant programs.

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Julie Bisbee

Julie Bisbee
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
julieb@tset.ok.gov