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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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State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14
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E-Cigarettes a Huge Hit With Nebraska Inmates

Inmates at the Gage County Detention Center in southeast Nebraska are fuming. They're not angry -- they're puffing away on e-cigarettes. The jail earlier this month started selling the nicotine devices to its prisoners, many of whom are ex-smokers. And
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 23, 2013 12:34
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[Wisconsin] Nebraska tribal company named in illegal cigarette bust

A Northeast Nebraska tribal company is being named in a big out-of-state cigarette bust. Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue say more than 70,000 packs of contraband cigarettes were seized this week, as part of an operation carried out by
Nebraska Radio Network
added Jun 28, 2013 22:00
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[Nebraska] World-Herald editorial: Be sensible with e-cigs

The Legislature likely will see a bill in the next session that would ban e-cigs for people under 18, making it the same as for tobacco products. Clearly, limiting juvenile access to e-cigarettes makes sense, certainly until we know more about the ingre
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 29, 2013 16:20
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[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: OPINION: Smoking

For every study that came out proving that smoking was killing people, nicotine peddlers trolled up another shill in a white lab coat who’d be willing to concoct fictitious controversy...When you finally quit, you won’t just be saving your health. You’ll
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Dec 2, 2014 07:24
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[Missouri, Nebraska, New York] ATF sting targets smuggled smokes

The result of the sting? A $17 million conspiracy unraveled, and 18 people indicted, including the one-time warehouse distribution manager for Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe in Nebraska. Federal prosecutors say that t
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Aug 16, 2013 02:16
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[Nebraska, New York] State court upholds seizure of untaxed cigarettes

A midlevel court on Thursday upheld the seizure of a truckload of untaxed cigarettes in northern New York, a shipment that was ordered by an Indian tribe in Nebraska from a manufacturer on the St. Regis Mohawk reservation. The four Appellate Division ju
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 25, 2013 03:54
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[Nebraska] Councilman: Omaha cigarette tax will likely pass

An Omaha City Councilman says he believes a proposed cigarette tax has enough support to pass, despite criticism from Gov. Dave Heineman and opposition from some businesses.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2012 17:44
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[Nebraska, New York] Does the Shadow of Big Tobacco Loom Behind the Recent Seizure of Mohawk Cigarettes?

“The sale and distribution of Native American brands to nontribal members are fully within the State’s power to tax, regulate and enforce,” Altria declared in its white paper. “There is no immunity for sales of Native American cigarettes to non-Indians o
Indian Country Today
added Jun 1, 2012 10:14
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