Progress, yes. Yet too many still hurt.

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We know the problem: Tobacco takes too many lives, and takes too much life from the living. But we also know what works.

Find out how we as a state can prevent the harms of tobacco use, and help Nebraskans live longer, tobacco-free lives in this complimentary booklet.


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We know what works to reduce the tremendous toll tobacco takes on Nebraskans. We’ve come a long way, but too many of our loved ones still suffer. By joining together, we can help prevent the next generation from suffering the deadly toll known to the last generation.
Cindy Jeffrey , Executive Director, Health Education Inc.


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Writing letters to the editor is an important way to voice your opinion about the importance of efforts to promote tobacco free kids, smoke-free environments and efforts to help Nebraskans quit smoking and quit tobacco use.


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Keep track of tobacco-related bills at the Nebraska Legislature by visiting this page. These are bills that are being considered by the Nebraska Legislature, along with their current status.



Health Education Inc. is a non-profit serving the health of Nebraskans for more than 35 years. The work we’ve done has ranged from encouraging Nebraskans to buckle up to promoting smoke-free environments. It’s always had one thing in common: We are dedicated to supporting a change to make Nebraska a place where we can live healthier lives. To make real change for health, it takes the people of Nebraska coming together to make our voices heard. It takes the people of Nebraska joining local efforts and supporting work throughout the state.

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