Since its inception, the Tobacco Free Nebraska (TFN) program has received various levels of funding in order to do its work.
Since 2004, state funding has been relatively stable. At that time, the Nebraska Unicameral allocated $2.4 million annually to TFN from the tobacco master settlement agreement. This amount fluctuates slightly every year based on legislative appropriation.
Additionally, TFN receives approximately $1 million from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program works to:
- Help people quit,
- Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke,
- Keep youth from starting,
- Reach underserved populations.
In order to meet these goals, there are several components to the program, including:
The State Snapshot provides an overview of the Tobacco Free Nebraska program. The most recent Snapshot was completed in January 2009.
|For more information, contact:|
Tobacco Free Nebraska
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026
Phone: (402) 471-2101
E-mail: TFN Info