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Nebraska's first tobacco-free campus, four years later

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
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Apr 19, 2014 13:18

[Nebraska] Coalition wants smoke-free parks

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
Columbus (NE) Telegram
added Dec 2, 2013 15:11

[Nebraska] Interest in e-cigarettes grows amid concerns

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.
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:44

[Nebraska] Targeting Secondhand Smoke In Home Day Cares

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.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 27, 2013 22:57

[Nebraska] Additional Omaha Cigarette Tax Takes Effect Tuesday

A three percent occupation tax on cigarette sales goes into effect January 1st.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Dec 31, 2012 11:01

[Nebraska] Jury deliberating in cigarette smuggling case

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
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Nov 6, 2012 16:16

[Nebraska] Councilman: Omaha cigarette tax likely will pass

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.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 26, 2012 18:38

[Nebraska] City officials propose cheaper brand of cigarette tax

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 (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 26, 2012 13:20

[Nebraska] Busy GISH teen finds time to speak out against tobacco use

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
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 2, 2012 11:36

[Nebraska] Council approves policy banning tobacco in parks

Hastings (NE) Tribune
added May 15, 2012 16:45
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