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Decisions made at the local level can have a great impact in improving Oklahoma’s health.

Grants funded by Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) works with businesses, city governments, community organizations and schools to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free lifestyles.

Adult smoking rates in Oklahoma are plunging 10 times faster than smoking rates in comparable states, according to a new study by researchers at two major universities.

Free, Customizable Services and Nonjudgmental Support Available to Help Oklahomans Become Tobacco Free

OKLAHOMA CITY – December 28, 2016 — In 2017, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline — a free program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) — encourages tobacco users to start the New Year with a new approach to quitting.

Improve your health every day with small, simple changes from Shape Your Future 

OKLAHOMA CITY (December 28, 2016) – The New Year often includes goals to eat healthier and get more exercise. To make sure that Oklahomans don’t drop the ball on their healthier lifestyle goals, Shape Your Future shares ways to make healthy swaps. By encouraging Oklahoma families to try swapping out a few poor food choices and activities for easy, healthy ones.

TSET Executive Director John Woods

Oklahoma’s TSET is a national model for how states should safeguard Master Settlement Agreement dollars, and the progress is impressive. Our state was the first to create a constitutionally protected trust for health.


Julie Bisbee

Julie Bisbee
Director of Public Information and Outreach