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[Iowa, Nebraska] Point-Counterpoint: Should smoking be banned everywhere?

Smoking was banned in public places in 2008 in Iowa and Nebraska with a few exceptions — mainly casinos. Should smoking be banned everywhere? Online editor Leeanna Ellis and news clerk Emily Nield light up the debate in this week’s “Point-Counterpoint.”
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Oct 9, 2015 17:55

[Nebraska] Scores of teenagers march to Capitol to protest tobacco use

Wednesday morning as part of the Kick Butts Day put on by Nebraska's youth-led anti-tobacco group called No Limits. The group is especially concerned about new products like e-cigarettes and candies that contain nicotine. "It's important for them to kno
added Mar 19, 2015 12:06

Cigar bill advances in Nebraska

The state Legislature on Wednesday gave first-round approval to a bill that would allow cigar smoking to continue in the state licensed establishments, including one in South Sioux City.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 5, 2015 05:22

New attempt to exempt cigar bars from Nebraska smoking ban

While the intent of the bill, introduced by Sen. Tyson Larson of O'Neill, is clear, its ability to stand up to a constitutional challenge is not. The state Supreme Court's ruling last August stemmed from a lawsuit by the owner of Big John's Billiards in
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 17, 2015 19:19

Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars unconstitutional

Cigar lovers may get another month before having to snuff their stogies. That’s the typical time between the Nebraska Supreme Court issuing a ruling and the ruling being formally delivered to the lower court. Until then, Hobert Rupe, executive director o
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:22

Fears brew in Omaha area that Nebraska high court ruling will 'kill the cigar business'

Area cigar bars were reeling after the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled it illegal for them to allow smoking in their establishments. John Larkin, the owner of Jake’s Cigars and Spirits in Omaha and Lincoln, said the ruling will “kill the cigar business.” He
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:19

Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars is unconstitutional

The court, in a divided opinion, ruled that “there is no substantial difference in circumstances between cigar bars and other public places or places of employment that justifies treating cigars bars differently.” The purpose of the 2008 Nebraska Clean I
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 29, 2014 11:57

[USA, Vietnam, Nebraska] Contraband cigarette conviction reversed

A federal appeals court has reversed the lone conviction against a Lincoln woman accused of helping smuggle cigarettes from Vietnam. In an opinion released Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said federal prosecutors di
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2014 19:15

Complaints down, support up for Nebraska smoking ban

Statewide, the ban remains popular among Nebraskans -- smokers and non-smokers alike, HHS said. About 86 percent of Nebraskans support it, according to the Nebraska Adult Tobacco Survey, and there is rising support among smokers.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added May 29, 2014 08:34

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
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