The Tobacco Free Lancaster County (TFLC) coalition consists of 28 community partner agencies and several individuals. Our purpose is protecting the public by eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, preventing youth from starting to use tobacco, providing tobacco education to all populations, and encouraging people to quit.
TFLC’s goals are to:
- Educate the community with up-to-date tobacco prevention information.
- Advocate for policies that reduce tobacco use and protect the public from secondhand smoke.
- Engage a variety of agencies, businesses, and individuals in tobacco prevention activities.
- Take action on tobacco related issues impacting Lincoln and Lancaster County.
To accomplish our goals, the coalition has four task forces:
Business/School Campus Policy
Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing
Youth Tobacco Prevention
American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
Asian Community and Cultural Center
Boys and Girls Club of Lincoln
Community Asthma Education Initiative
El Centro de las Americas
Health Education Inc.
Lancaster County Medical Society
Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office
Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
Lincoln Medical Education Partnership
Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department
Lincoln Police Department
Lincoln Public Schools
Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc.
Safe Kids Lincoln-Lancaster County
School Community Intervention and Prevention
The Salvation Army
Tobacco Free Nebraska
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
…and several individuals
The information and materials contained on this website are for informational purposes only and are not offered or intended to be and should not be construed to be legal advice nor to be a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a licensed attorney. All information on this site is a public record and subject to Nebraska’s Open Government and Public Records laws.
Funding for this Website provided by the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services/Tobacco Free Nebraska Program as a result of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.