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I Support Reducing Tobacco Use in Nebraska

The economic and health outcomes from tobacco use in Nebraska continue to be a major problem. 2,500 Nebraskans are expected to die from tobacco use this year. One way that we can reduce tobacco use and save more lives is by raising the price of tobacco products.

Latest Updates

August 9, 2018
Nebraska

“In the four tobacco control categories, we only achieved one green grade for our smoke-free law,” said Nick Faustman, ACS CAN Nebraska government relations director.

June 18, 2018
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on June 10, 2018. I want to thank Rep. Don Bacon for signing on two important pieces of legislation in the last few weeks that would change the future for cancer patients and their families, if the bills pass.

March 22, 2018
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Omaha World Herald on February 12, 2018 Skin cancer is the most common form of all cancers in the United States and one that, despite repeated education efforts about the dangers of the sun and indoor tanning devices, continues to take the

March 22, 2018
Nebraska

The following letter was published in the Grand Island Independent on March 4, 2018. The Nebraska Legislature is currently considering a number of proposals to increase the tax on tobacco in our state. I want to lend my voice to the chorus of supporters singing the praises of this

Nebraska Events

February 21, 2019

Join advocates from several public health organizations in our efforts to reduce tobacco use in Nebraska! The event will begin with breakfast and training at the Cornhusker Hotel followed by a...

State Contacts

Matt Prokop
Nebraska Grassroots Manager
Lincoln, NE
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Media Advocacy
Nick Faustman
Nebraska Government Relations Director
Lincoln, NE

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