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[Nebraska] Creighton ready to smoke out the facts on e-cigarettes

excuse Tammy Burns, manager of cardiology and tobacco programs at Creighton University's Cardiac Center, if she seems dubious as she watches the e-cigarette craze blowing through Omaha. Excuse her if she looks at e-cigarettes -- the whispered promise tha
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Sep 13, 2013 03:30

[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, 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

[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

[Nebraska] Supervisors split over e-cigarettes

The Gage County Sheriff’s Office later purchased 100 e-cigarettes for inmates and more than half have already been scooped up by the inmates, who can buy four and use one at any time. Jail administrator Lt. Tony Shepardson said the e-cigarettes were “se
Beatrice (NE) Daily Sun
added Dec 25, 2013 19:28

[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

[Nebraska] Smoke Shops Keep Close Eye Out for Minors Purchasing Tobacco

"The standard in the industry is 27 years old," said Miles Johnston Co-Owner of Cliff's Smoke Shop. Having co-owned and operated this cigar, pipe tobacco and cigarette shop for years, Miles knows how to spot a minor in his store. "When they do come in
KOLN/KGIN: 1011 Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska
added Mar 3, 2014 00:07

[Nebraska] New e-cigarette shops let vapers lounge

In the first few weeks of business, Kimble said he’s seen some people lounge for upward of two hours. Most spend far less time on the couch, selecting a bottle or two from perhaps five of the flavors that looked appealing to them.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Oct 31, 2013 16:07

[Nebraska] Hansen: No smoke, just vapor, so what's the rub?

I found plenty of people who had switched completely from smoking to vaping and said they were in the process of ratcheting down the amount of nicotine they took in while vaping. (Plumes mixes each flavor with a different level of nicotine, according to
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added May 6, 2013 13:59

Nebraska awarded settlement money in multi-state deal with major tobacco companies

Nebraska has been awarded settlement money in a multi-state agreement with four major tobacco companies involving a 10-year dispute over payments.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 19, 2012 03:18

[Nebraska] HUCKABEE: Smoking hookah like kissing someone with the flu?

science disagrees. Studies show the risks are typically the same as smoking cigarettes as the water does not filter out the toxins in the smoke. A hookah smoker usually takes a deeper pull on the pipe (a “hit”), inhaling higher concentrations of smoke and
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 7, 2013 21:13
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