Headlines Tagged with Nebraska — 1,507 headlines found
Mid-Plains Community College became the first public post-secondary institution in Nebraska to enact a policy declaring that all of their college campuses would be entirely tobacco-free.... As it turned out, those fears were unfounded. Four years after de
Apr 19, 2014 Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Apr 19, 2014 13:18
Rodriguez, who is a tobacco prevention coordinator with East Central District Health Department, spent last week visiting with students at each of the after-school programs within Columbus Public Schools. They made anti-smoking posters and were taught t
Nov 24, 2013 Columbus (NE) Telegram
added Dec 2, 2013 15:11
meteoric rise in popularity of e-cigarettes has some people scratching their heads as to whether the tobacco-less devices are a new tool in smoking cessation or a Trojan horse that could undo decades of anti-smoking campaigns.
Nov 16, 2013 WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:44
Hansen is in favor of a bill proposed by State Sen. Rick Kolowki that would place a total ban on smoking in home day cares, even in areas away from where children gather.
Jan 27, 2013 WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 27, 2013 22:57
A three percent occupation tax on cigarette sales goes into effect January 1st.
Dec 31, 2012 WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Dec 31, 2012 11:01
A federal jury Monday began deliberating in the weeklong trial of a man and woman accused of being part of a Vietnamese cigarette smuggling ring in Lincoln and Nebraska City. But jurors left for the day without reaching a verdict, and by noon Tuesday sti
Nov 6, 2012 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Nov 6, 2012 16:16
Omaha's new, proposed cigarette tax still appears to have enough support to win approval despite criticism from Gov. Dave Heineman and local businesses, a city councilman said Tuesday.
Sep 25, 2012 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 26, 2012 18:38
Following an exclusive Nebraska Watchdog report questioning the size of the city’s new cigarette tax, top city officials are going to a cheaper brand and apparently avoiding a vote of the people. As Nebraska Watchdog first reported, the original 7 perce
Sep 25, 2012 Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 26, 2012 13:20
Christensen said No Limits is a youth organization dedicated to anti-tobacco activism and “to opposing and exposing Big Tobacco.” Although there is not a No Limits organization in Grand Island, Christensen said, she decided last spring to participate in
Jul 2, 2012 Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 2, 2012 11:36
May 15, 2012 Hastings (NE) Tribune
added May 15, 2012 16:45