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Tobacco-Free Parks in Malcolm.xml
  
Lancaster Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
People smoking/using tobacco at Malcolm parks and recreation areas, including baseball fields during games and in the park during the annual Malcolm Car Show.
Tobacco-Free Policies at Behavioral Health Treatment Centers in Lincoln.xml
  
Lancaster CessationApproved
Despite statistics that show a majority of people age 12 and older entering substance abuse treatment centers are also dependent on nicotine, most substance abuse treatment programs do not address smoking/tobacco cessation.
Smoke-Free Housing Campaign Making a Difference.xml
  
Douglas Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
A tenant was having problems with cigarette smoke permeating public hallways and apartment units. The tenant had seen a neighbor in the hallway with a lit cigarette before. The tenant filed a Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act (NCIAA) complaint. The Douglas County Health Department (DCHD) investigated the complaint.
The Good Life in My Moccasins Event.xml
  
Douglas Disparate PopulationsApproved
Native Americans and African Americans are frequently targeted by the tobacco industry. As a result, they have higher tobacco prevalence (use) rates.
Lakota Basketball Tournament Becomes a Tobacco-Free Event.xml
  
Panhandle Disparate Populations Secondhand Smoke Exposure Youth PreventionApproved
A high number of tournament participants and spectators use tobacco.
Personal Experience Spurs Advocate to Action.xml
  
Panhandle Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Coalition member's husband has emphysema from smoking and will not quit. His wife is a very active member of the tobacco prevention coalition.
UNK Faculty and Staff Senates Pass Resolutions in Favor of a Tobacco-Free Campus Policy.xml
  
Buffalo Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
It is sometimes difficult to get on the faculty and staff senate agendas to present on Tobacco Free UNK.
Tobacco-Free Efforts at UNK.xml
  
Buffalo Secondhand Smoke Exposure Youth PreventionApproved
UNK's campus is not tobacco-free. Efforts are underway by the local tobacco prevention coalition and partners to change that.
Youth Prevention Activities in Platte and Colfax Counties.xml
  
Platte/Colfax Youth PreventionApproved
The coalitions have had a challenge initiating youth prevention activities in Platte and Colfax Counties.
Tobacco-Free Initiatives in Louisville.xml
  
Cass Disparate Populations Secondhand Smoke Exposure Youth PreventionApproved
Cass County is a large rural county which makes it challenging to reach all areas of the county with tobacco prevention efforts.
Tobacco Compliance Checks in Cass County.xml
  
Cass Youth PreventionApproved
Nearly 90% of youth start using tobacco before the age of 18. If youth can be prevented from starting to use tobacco, the less likely they are to use tobacco as an adult.
Community Outreach in Platte and Colfax Counties.xml
  
Platte/Colfax Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Increase community participation in the efforts of the local tobacco prevention coalitions.
Werner Park Moves Smoking Area.xml
  
Sarpy Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Through the years there have been complaints regarding the location of the designated smoking area. The majority of visitors at Werner Park needed to walk next to the designated smoking area in order to get to the front entrance of the ball field and the secondhand smoke bothered many.
World No Tobacco Day Park Clean-Up.xml
  
Hall Secondhand Smoke Exposure Youth PreventionApproved
Getting donors for the event and gathering community volunteers
Women 2 Women Networking Group.xml
  
Sarpy CessationApproved
Group participant had been struggling with improving her lifestyle choices for the past year.  She admitted to starting smoking when she was a teen, nearly 20 years ago. 
Peer Education in Cedar County.xml
  
Other, please list: Youth PreventionApproved
The goal of the project was to have teens educate their peers and the community on the dangers of smoking by using their voices to inspire change so others can make informed, educated, and healthy decisions. 
Fisherman Notes Lack of Smoking at Outdoor Site.xml
  
Lincoln Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
A man recalled that as a child he saw many people smoking while fishing at the inlet and that the smoke bothered him.
Grand Island Apartments to Implement Smoke-Free Housing Policy.xml
  
Hall Disparate Populations Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
The tenants are smoking in their units and littering cigarette butts on the property grounds.
Omaha Tobacco-Free Parks Initiative.xml
  
Douglas Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Metro Omaha Tobacco Action Coalition (MOTAC) is working to increase community and stake-holder support for its Omaha Tobacco-Free Parks Initiative.
Omaha Ranks Second in U.S. for Smoke-Free Housing.xml
  
Douglas Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
MOTAC is working with property owners and managers to increase awareness about smoke-free policies for multi-unit housing. 
Community Advocacy Results in Policy.xml
  
Lincoln Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Occasionally a person would smoke while sitting on the benches adjacent to the pad, causing irritation for other patrons. Smoking prohibitions were already in place at other city facilities, including ball fields, the outdoor swimming pool, dog parks and entrances to the library and recreation center.
Local Event Takes Steps Towards Becoming Smoke-Free.xml
  
Douglas Secondhand Smoke Exposure Disparate PopulationsApproved
At the outdoor Heartland Pride Festival held in Omaha, there has not been any standard or policy in place regarding smoking.
Young Child Unaware of Cigarettes.xml
  
Douglas Secondhand Smoke Exposure Youth PreventionApproved
Tobacco use in Omaha's parks and by young people.
Tobacco-Free Parks Policy in Lincoln.xml
  
Lancaster Secondhand Smoke Exposure Youth PreventionApproved
Tobacco use was taking place in all outdoor areas of properties managed/owned by the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department.
Tobacco-Free Campus Policy Impacts 200 Employees.xml
  
Lancaster Secondhand Smoke Exposure CessationApproved
An economic developmental aide from the Mayor’s office sent an email that the company had asked him about smoking cessation and creating a tobacco-free campus.
Smoke-Free Public Housing in the Panhandle.xml
  
Panhandle Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Tenants living in multi-unit housing without 100% smoke-free policies are at-risk of being negatively impacted by the toxins in second- and thirdhand smoke.
Outdoor Entertainment Venue Becomes Smoke-Free.xml
  
Cass Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
The Entertainment Plaza is an outdoor venue where many people felt that smoking should be allowed because it is outdoors.
Public Housing Units Are Now Smoke-Free.xml
  
Hall Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
Tobacco Free Hall County (TFHC) and the Hall County Housing Authority (HCHA) have communicated for over nine years about the importance of a smoke-free housing policy.
Quitting Sheesha.xml
  
Sarpy Cessation Disparate PopulationsApproved
A Sudanese individual had never smoked a cigarette but smoked sheesha on a regular basis. He was not aware of the harmful effects of smoking sheesha.
Outreach to Sudanese Population May 2013.xml
  
Sarpy Cessation Disparate Populations Secondhand Smoke ExposureApproved
This Sudanese gentleman smoked a few packs of cigarettes a day. He was not aware of the harmful effects of his tobacco use.
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