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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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[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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2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and tobacco shops, but sparing the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 13:14
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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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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] Upcoming Lincoln festival to celebrate 'cigar bar lifestyle'

This year, the Nebraska Cigar Festival is on Friday at the Pla Mor Ballroom. General admission tickets are still on sale for $75 at www.nebraskacigarfestival.com, though VIP tickets are already sold out. For all tickets, attendees must be ages 21 and up
Daily Nebraskan
added Jan 19, 2016 16:47
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[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill should pass court's muster, experts say

An effort to allow for smoking in cigar bars would likely hold up in court if it passes the Legislature, according to a legal expert from the University of Nebraska. But that's a big if. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha has said he'll likely filibuster any
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 27, 2015 00:40
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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] 6 indicted for smuggling, selling untaxed Vietnamese cigarettes

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Six people were indicted in federal court Friday for operating a smuggling ring that illegally imported cigarettes from Vietnam.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
added Sep 27, 2012 09:24
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