News you can use

News you can use2017-06-26T15:33:52-05:00

When it comes to fighting Big Tobacco, we provide some of the latest news that will keep you up to date on what’s happening.

No Limits Beat: Issue #4

Philip Morris USA By: Brooklyn Larimore It's mid-May, picture yourself standing in the streets of Richmond, Virginia: the home of Philip Morris, a tobacco town. You are protesting at the top of your lungs for more than an hour. Out of the entire year, you only have that one hour [...]

August 9th, 2017|

FDA to Expand Public Education Campaign

  Article by: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Posted: August 8, 2017 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would pursue a strategic, new public health education campaign aimed at discouraging the use of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) by kids. The agency plans to [...]

August 9th, 2017|

Nebraska Students Take on Big Tobacco

  Article by: Margaret Silhasek Interview by: Margaret Silhasek Posted: May 30, 2017 NORFOLK — For 33 Nebraska students, combating the social norm created by Big Tobacco has no limits. Students from across the state came together at the youth-led, No Limits Summer Activist Summit at Divot’s Conference Center. Organizers [...]

June 16th, 2017|

New U.S. Survey Shows Declines in Youth Tobacco Use

Article by: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Posted: June 15, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The government’s 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey released today provides good news across the board about the nation’s fight to protect kids from tobacco use – the leading cause of preventable death. It shows that cigarette smoking [...]

June 15th, 2017|

WNTD Highlights Benefits of Reducing Tobacco Use

  Statement issued by: Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today countries around the globe will mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), held annually by the World Health Organization (WHO) to encourage strong action to reduce tobacco use – the world's leading cause of preventable death. [...]

May 31st, 2017|

No Limits Beat: Issue #3

Fall Summit Recap By: Tayte Jussel No Limits Fall Summit was held on December 10th and 11th at Carol Joy Holling, in Ashland, Nebraska. Turnout was a little lighter than expected due to weather issues in the northeast part of Nebraska. However, not even Nebraska weather can stop our youths [...]

April 19th, 2017|