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[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] Big John's letting customers smoke despite statewide ban

The Douglas County Health Department conducted a compliance check Friday at Big John's after receiving complaints that the longtime establishment had been openly flouting the statewide ban on smoking in workplaces, restaurants and bars. “We're making a
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 13, 2012 17:05

[Nebraska] Tobacco to be banned in Lincoln parks

LINCOLN -- Starting next month, tobacco use will be banned at many Lincoln city parks, including several ballfields and at least one golf course.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 7, 2012 17:57

[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] Busy GISH teen finds time to speak out against tobacco use

Christensen said No Limits is a youth organization dedicated to anti-tobacco activism and “to opposing and exposing Big Tobacco.” Although there is not a No Limits organization in Grand Island, Christensen said, she decided last spring to participate in
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 2, 2012 11:36

[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] National anti-tax figure lights up Omaha's cigarette tax fight

In a ”Dear Councilmember” letter dated September 10 Norquist writes “during this anemic economic recovery, the last thing our elected officials should look to do is raise taxes…" Councilman Chris Jerram, who is pushing the cigarette tax, tells Nebraska W (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:23

[Nebraska] DC Circ. Says ATF Can Inspect Tribal Cigarette Cos.’ Records ($$)

upheld a ruling that four cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying that being owned by a tribe doesn’t shield tribal companies from fe
added Jul 4, 2018 05:02
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