With the expansion of the Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act, the use of electronic cigarettes will be prohibited in every enclosed indoor workspace with very few exceptions. Read more in the DHHS press release.
As e-cigarettes drive youth tobacco use up, a new electronic delivery device marketing itself as a high-tech, luxury product has entered the U.S. market. In a new report, Truth Initiative examined the launch and the plan to market to new users.
TFN has new ads focused on the dangers of secondhand aerosol running on broadcast television and radio through a partnership with the Nebraska Broadcasters Association.
Find more ads on the DHHS Youtube Channel by searching Tobacco Free Nebraska.
A new article in Tobacco Control, highlights the role of the retail tobacco environment in the tobacco control vaccine (a term originally defined in an article from 2019) and its potential to reduce tobacco use and address disparities.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a new e-cigarette curriculum. The resources describe clinical and community strategies to address youth e-cigarette prevention and cessation, based on current evidence and best practices.
A commentary published in Nicotine & Tobacco Research argues that the menthol exemption to flavored cigarette restrictions in the 2009 Family Smoking and Prevention Act is a policy failure.
Nathan worked in a smoky casino for 11 years. This exposure to secondhand smoke robbed him of his health and his favorite pastime–tribal dancing. Although Nathan never smoked, secondhand smoke damaged his lungs and eventually cost him his life.
A new CDC feature article for the Great American Smokeout® discusses how quitting smoking can improve lung health and eventually lower risk for severe illness from lung infections.
New Data: NE Young Adult Alcohol Opinion Survey is Now Available Online – Report contains data about smoke-free housing perceptions of Nebraska young adults.