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The Oklahoma County TSET Healthy Living Program grantee partnered with EMBARK, formerly Oklahoma City’s Metro Transit, as the public transit organization made its move to tobacco-free properties on Aug. 1, 2016.

All tobacco products, including cigarettes, vaping or e-cigarette devices and chewing tobacco are now prohibited at EMBARK’s transit stops, shelters, facilities and vehicles.

 

 

OKLAHOMA CITY (Sept. 22, 2016) – Choosing water over high-calorie sugary beverages could help slow the increase in childhood obesity in Oklahoma – where one in three youth is overweight or obese. Youth who are not at a healthy weight are at an increased risk for immediate health issues like bone or joint problems and sleep apnea, along with long-term health problems such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease. They are also more likely to become obese adults.

Henryetta, Okla.  (September 12, 2016) – The Henryetta Public School district was presented with a $5,000 check Monday as part of the Healthy School District Incentive Grant program through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET).

Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust
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Executive Director

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Applications now closed as of 5:00 pm February 11, 2019.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (Friday, Aug. 26, 2016) – The TSET Board of Directors on Friday approved more than $40,000 in grants to four school districts and two school sites through the TSET Healthy Schools Incentive Grant program.

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Thomas Larson
Director of Public Information and Outreach
405-521-4992
ThomasL@tset.ok.gov