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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

[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] Council approves policy banning tobacco in parks

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