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Madison Larimore just returned from the 12th annual Youth Advocacy Symposium in Washington, D.C., as the Tobacco-Free Kids’ central region Youth Advocate of the Year. Her lobbying efforts with the group have already resulted in a state ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and the adoption of policies which regulate the placement of tobacco products in retail stores.
Three students attending Lincoln high schools are among 10 selected to serve their state by leading No Limits’ statewide youth-led tobacco prevention movement. The Lincoln representatives, and their activities:
Teens from all over Nebraska are serving their state by leading No Limits’ – a statewide youth-led tobacco prevention movement. The 10 teens who were chosen following a statewide application process, will serve on a youth leadership board for the 2015–2016 term.
If you happen to walk through Frankfort Square, take a look down to see what kept a group of youths busy Monday afternoon during a special type of training. Wherever concrete is visible, it was soon filled with sidewalk chalk art with one goal in mind — creating a tobacco-free movement.
No limits Nebraska and the East Central Health Department teamed up to educate teens on how to they can become activist against the tobacco industry.
Nearly 100 Nebraska teens gathered at the State Capitol Wednesday for a Kick Butts Day rally against Big Tobacco.
Kids from all over the state gathered at the Capitol for national Kick Butts day. The group, No Limits Nebraska, put on the effort to stop tobacco advertising to youth.Today’s 5th annual event kicked off with a meeting between students and their state senators. Then, the group marched through the streets of downtown Lincoln chanting anti–tobacco cheers, leading all the way up to the steps of the Capitol.
“I am not a replacement.” That was the message scrolled across the soccer field fence last week at Schuyler Central High School.
Fifty students attended an event put on by the group called “No Limits Fall Summit” in Aurora, NE on November 22 and 23rd. The theme of the event was “people over profits.”
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned. CVS Caremark will now be known as CVS Health. The signs on its roughly 7,700...
On an average summer day, you can catch teenage girls hanging out with their friends. However, for one Lincoln teen, she has a mission to help her friends and peers learn the negative effects of smoking tobacco, a challenge, 15-year-old Leila Alohaid said is worthwhile.
Shoppers at Kearney’s Hilltop Mall got an earful from teens about how big tobacco is treating their demographic. About 45 teens across the state united Saturday, speaking out about what the tobacco industry is doing to target them. They say big tobacco companies use very subtle ways to promote their products to youth, but organizers say events like today’s flash mob show they do have the power to make a difference.