Recent broadcast media stories about tobacco

US surgeon general warns of teen risks from e-cigarettes

By Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer - Published in The North Platte Telegraph, Dec 18, 2018

Springfield hangs no smoking signs in city parks

The Associated Press - Published in The North Platte Telegraph, Dec. 3, 2018.

Letter to the Editor: Businesses pass the test on tobacco sales

By Sandee Kroon, member of Tobacco Free Lincoln County Coalition.


Putting a curb on Juuling

By JOB VIGIL jvigil@nptelegraph.com - Published in The North Platte Telegraph, Nov 23, 2018.

Letter to the Editor: Smoke-free workplace deserves kudos

By Sandee Kroon, member of Tobacco Free Lincoln County Coalition - Publishedin The North Platte Telegraph, Nov 15, 2018

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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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