We’re Not Blowing Smoke

Second-hand smoke is harmful to our health. Even brief exposure can have negative consequences. The only way to avoid the detrimental effects is to eliminate exposure to smoking – there is no safe level of second-hand smoke.

Approximately 2.5 million nonsmokers have died from health problems caused by exposure to secondhand smoke since 1964.

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‘This isn’t as safe as it seems:’ Family of Nebraska man who died from vaping send a message

Members of an Omaha family said they thought John Steffen, 68, died from pneumonia in May. But his lungs showed ground glass opacity, something now linked to vaping. KETV talked to his family.


Vape store owners, health advocates face off at Nebraska Legislature hearing

On September 27 at a legislative hearing at the Unicameral, State Sen. Dan Quick of Grand Island told the Health and Human Services Committee that lawmakers need to do more to protect Nebraska children from vaping.


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