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[Nebraska] Oral arguments presented in Winnebago Tribe lawsuit

Two divisions of the Winnebago Tribe allege the state’s regulation of the reservation’s tobacco production is unconstitutional, and an attack on the tribe’s sovereignty. Monday in a federal courtroom in Omaha, the tribe argued the state’s regulation of
KTIV TV Channel 4 (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 12, 2018 03:40

Nebraska asks judge to toss suit over Winnebago Reservation cigarette sales

Cigarette sales on the Winnebago Indian Reservation can still be regulated in some ways, even though tribal reservations are considered sovereign territory, attorneys for the State of Nebraska argued Monday in federal district court in Omaha.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 12, 2018 03:38

[Nebraska] Winnebago files lawsuit over ATF raid

The lawsuit says that the state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate tribal tobacco products on its reservation is "unconstitutional." Stating that tribal commercial activities are protected by federal law, and Nebraska has no authority over the tribe's cig
KCAU-TV Eyewitness 9 (IA)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:52


Oral arguments are set for Monday, December 10th at the Federal Courthouse in Omaha regarding a lawsuit filed by Ho-Chunk Incorporated distribution against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuit was filed April 20th challenging what Ho-Chunk calls Nebraska’
KSCJ (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:52
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[Nebraska] Truth Initiative visits WNCC as campus readies to go tobacco-free

Western Nebraska Community College students took a break from studying to learn about a serious topic — preventing smoking — Tuesday. The community college has set a goal to become a completely tobacco-free college campus. The Truth Initiative, a nonpro
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Oct 26, 2018 18:26
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[Nebraska] Preventing secondhand smoking on college campuses

. To help prevent that on college campuses, the truth campaign tour made their way to the Western Nebraska Community College to help eliminate secondhand smoke and work to create a tobacco-free policy. Once tobacco is burned, it brings the effect of smo
KOLN/KGIN: 1011 Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska
added Oct 24, 2018 17:17

[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47

[Nebraska] Tribal Cig Cos. Say Justices Should Weigh ATF Records Row ($$)

Cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to pause its ruling that the companies must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying the case raises triba
added Aug 21, 2018 13:05

Nebraska Federal Magistrate Judge: No Stay In Tribal Cigarette Tax Lawsuit ($$)

a Nebraska federal magistrate judge rejected a motion by the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in and stay the case based upon an ongoing criminal investigation of the tribe’s tobacco operations (HCI Distribution Inc., et al., v. Douglas Peterson, e
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:53

[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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