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[Nebraska] US seeks to intervene in Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

A lawyer for the Winnebago Tribe says the federal government has no standing to intervene or delay a lawsuit that tribal tobacco companies ...
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Jun 17, 2018 08:35
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Winnebago Tribe: Nebraska Colluding With Big Tobacco To Regulate Cigarette Sales ($$)

In settling claims by the tobacco industry that it had not diligently enforced its escrow statute, the state of Nebraska accepted terms that “violate principles of federal Indian law, invade tribal sovereignty, discriminate against tribes, and illegally
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 29, 2018 18:00
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Nebraska's Tobacco Regulations Unconstitutional, Tribe Says ($$)

Two subsidiaries of Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, that manufacture and resell tobacco products filed the complaint last Friday, saying the state was trying to regulate tobacco on tribal lands because Big
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 10:26
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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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[Nebraska] Cass County town goes tobacco-free; it's no longer for sale anywhere in town

Smokers will be disappointed if they try to buy tobacco products in Greenwood, Nebraska. A gas station/convenience store closed about four months ago, leaving the Cass County town of about 680 people without a tobacco retail outlet, village board member
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Ban smoking in all public spaces

In response to Connie Dohse Ross ("Who does smoking hurt?" Feb. 6 Public Pulse): She said, "As a former LPN, I will never be convinced that my smoking is harming anyone but myself."... I end up in the doctor's office with bronchitis. I asked the doctor,
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 19, 2018 19:50
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VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52
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[Nebraska] SCHICK: Raising tobacco costs will make impact

The Nebraska Legislature is currently considering a number of proposals to increase the tax on tobacco in our state. I want to lend my voice to the chorus of supporters singing the praises of this approach. Significantly raising taxes and prices on toba
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Mar 5, 2018 14:39
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[Nebraska] HINGORANI: LB 438 would hopefully decrease tobacco usage

LB 438, a bill introduced by Nebraskan Sen. Sara Howard, would hopefully reduce these numbers. Introduced in January 2017, this bill proposes increasing taxes on tobacco products from 20 percent to 65 percent. The revenues generated from this new tax wou
Daily Nebraskan
added Mar 1, 2018 06:21
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[Nebraska] Smoking ban debate is a nonstarter for Bellevue

A hot topic discussion in Bellevue was shut down tonight before the city council meeting ever began. Smoking is already banned inside of city buildings but some are pushing for smoking to be banned from all city facilities including public parks.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:49
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