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[Nebraska] Omaha pool hall's ticket adds fuel to smoking ban fight

LINCOLN -- An Omaha pool hall that was ticketed for allowing a customer to smoke will fight the citation as part of its ongoing crusade against Nebraska's smoking ban. On the evening of Nov. 10, Omaha police wrote two tickets at Big John's Billiards, 98
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Nov 22, 2012 15:58
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[Nebraska] La Vista bans smoking in its city parks

The La Vista City Council has banned tobacco products three of its city parks: City Park, La Vista Sports Complex and Kelly McMahon Park. Any form of tobacco will be prohibited.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 27, 2012 14:13
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[Vietnam, Nebraska] 6 indicted for alleged part in cigarette smuggling ring

Six people have been indicted for the roles they allegedly played in a ring importing cigarettes from Vietnam and selling them in the Lincoln area.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jun 16, 2012 08:04
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[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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[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] Tobacco cessation programs would get boost from tax increase

Nebraska state senators will again consider raising the tax on tobacco when the legislative session begins next week. The proposal sponsored by Sen. Sara Howard (D-Omaha) would increase the tax on tobacco by $1.50 per pack.
Nebraska Radio Network
added Dec 27, 2017 15:01
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[Nebraska] Jake’s Cigars & Spirits managers speak out against hate after flag photo

The photo shows a group of people inside the bar posing around a white nationalist group’s flag. Their faces have been blocked...managers said if they had known that the photo was being taken, the group would have been thrown out.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 17, 2016 03:24
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Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments

isn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't affect duplexes and single-family homes, in August after cigarette smoking at a single Bellevue apartm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2016 23:08
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[Nebraska] COFFEY: Smoking was seen as a sign of sophistication

my mother was born in an era that birthed some of the most glamorous actresses in Hollywood...despite my pointing out that oxygen is highly flammable and that was perhaps not the best idea. While she eventually quit, it was too little, too late. Followin
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Bill Would Increase Cigarette Tax By $1.50 Per Pack To $2.14

Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island introduced the measure Friday that would increase the state tax per pack from 64 cents to $2.14. That would generate an estimated $120 million, which would be used for property tax relief and a variety of health care progr
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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