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[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

VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52

[China, Nebraska] EDWARDS: Smoking ban will hurt international students

If you didn’t know by now from the cheesy elementary school skits or the super hip MTV commercials, smoking tobacco is bad, bro. It’s even on the label of the product itself. Despite the onslaught of propaganda attempting to make smoking appear unappeali
Daily Nebraskan
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46

[Nebraska] Proposed cigarette tax hike goes up in smoke in Legislature

A push to raise Nebraska's cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack went up in smoke Monday in the Legislature. Unable to agree on a compromise amendment... "The winner's Big Tobacco," Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island said following the vote.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Mar 20, 2017 17:53

[Nebraska] Opponents urge lawmakers to snuff out tobacco tax increase

A legislative committee heard testimony Thursday on a bill by Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island that would bump Nebraska's cigarette tax from 64 cents to $2.14 per pack. It would generate an estimated $120 million in state revenue that would be directed pa
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 12, 2016 21:27

Nebraska measure would allow underage tobacco stings

Nebraska could allow underage tobacco stings with buyers as young as 14 years old under a new bill in the Legislature. Sen. Sue Crawford of Bellevue introduced a measure Wednesday that would let youths between 14 and 18 years old work with police or priva
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2016 21:08

[Nebraska] Legislature Establishes Smoking Exemptions

The Nebraska legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill Friday that would restore certain exemptions to a statewide smoking ban. The bill was aimed at fixing a portion of the law which the state supreme court ruled unconstitutional last summer. Legisl
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 21, 2015 23:00

Nebraska cigar bars must go smoke-free when new liquor licenses arrive; senator plans new proposal

Cigar bar owners now are putting their hopes on the Nebraska Legislature, where State Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill said he intends to offer a new cigar bar proposal. Larson said he will introduce a measure that would allow cigar smoking in specially lice
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 5, 2015 23:34

[Nebraska] VIDEO: Cigar bars prepare for big changes

“All the ashtrays go off the tables, so to speak,” Bob Batt, of the Liquor Control Commission, said. In August, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that the exemption that allowed smoking in cigar bars was unconstitutional. But cigar bars had been operatin
added Jan 3, 2015 22:26
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