Youth Leadership Training Camp

Learn more and sign up today! Lincoln County Youth Leadership Training Camp, taking place May 23 through May 25, is a full three-day interactive camp that will equip students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to prevent harm caused by substance abuse in Lincoln County. Spots in this amazing camp are still available, but going fast!

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LCYLJayna Schaaf
Big news in tobacco control

We got some big and exciting news in tobacco control this week!

First, California just became the second state to prohibit sales of tobacco products under age 21, then we learned that high courts upheld tobacco graphic warnings requirements in India, and prohibition on flavored tobacco in the European Union, and finally, the FDA announced that it will regulate e-cigarettes, all cigars and other tobacco products.

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North Platte stores refuse underage tobacco sale

NORTH PLATTE--Stores all over town were targeted in a tobacco sales compliance check last Thursday, and they all passed.

            Investigator Tim Dowhower, of North Platte Police Department, oversaw the morning-time operation. He said that when the underage cooperating youth tried to purchase tobacco, all the stores asked for, and checked the youth’s identification, then refused the sale. That is exactly what they were supposed to do. 

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