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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

[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

[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

[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] 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] 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] City Council OKs cigarette tax

The Omaha City Council has approved a controversial plan to tax local sales of tobacco products to finance millions in funding for a new cancer treatment and research center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 3, 2012 08:02
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