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Ardmore, Okla.  (May 19, 2015)– School officials from Ardmore were recognized Tuesday for their efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of students, faculty and staff at Ardmore City Schools. Ardmore School District received a $10,000 grant as part of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust’s Healthy School District Incentive Grant program.

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 15, 2015) – The TSET Board of Directors has approved $25,500 in grants to six school districts and two school sites.

The grants, through the TSET Healthy Schools Incentive Grant program, were awarded to school districts and school sites that have worked to promote health and wellness policies and actively work to make the healthy choice the easy choice for teachers, students and staff.

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 15, 2015) - The TSET Board of Directors on Friday approved the award of $14 million for 50 community based grants to serve 63 counties statewide as part of the TSET Healthy Living grant program.

LAWTON (May 8, 2015) –The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) has awarded the City of Lawton a $160,000 grant as part of TSET’s Healthy Communities Incentive Grant Program.

TSET offers incentive grants to eligible communities that have met criteria established for the program such as tobacco-free policies, availability of fresh fruits and vegetables, and increasing opportunities for residents to become more physically active. 

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 6, 2015) - A bill signed by Gov. Mary Fallin on Wednesday will protect all Oklahoma public school children from the influences and hazards of tobacco use and secondhand smoke on school campuses.

Fallin signed House Bill 1685 which requires all school campus to be tobacco free, 24-hours a day, seven-days a week. State law requires schools to be smokefree during the school day. This new law, which takes effect later this year, will provide additional protections for school children and visitors during school-sponsored events on campus.

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Whitney Dinger
Public Information and Outreach Specialist
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov