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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.

OKLAHOMA CITY (April 28, 2015) - Oklahoma continues to benefit from the wise decision voters made in 2000 when they approved a constitutional amendment to create the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.

McLoud, Okla. (April 9, 2015) – The McLoud School District was honored Thursday for their efforts to promote health and wellness for students and staff.

In the past year, McLoud School District has received a combined $12,500 in incentive grant funds from TSET, with the school district and three school sites each being awarded grants through TSET’s Healthy School Incentive Grant program.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 26, 2015) — The Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) on Thursday hosted TSET Day at the Capitol. Staff and volunteers from nearly 60 TSET-funded programs gathered at the Capitol to educate about their work and network with elected officials and other grantees.

TSET, a grant-making state agency, funds the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, public education campaigns, community and statewide grants and support for research institutions, all in a strategic effort to improve the health of all Oklahomans.

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 17, 2015)– The Oklahoma City Public School District was presented with a $50,000 check Monday as part of the Healthy School District Incentive Grant program through the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.

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Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist

Whitney Dinger
Public Information Officer
405-521-4959
whitneyd@tset.ok.gov