||Since 2000, the Tobacco Free Nebraska (TFN) program has received various levels of funding in order to do its work. |
As of 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