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[Nebraska] Omaha Reveals Details of Tobacco Tax

The city of Omaha has gone public with the proposed ordinance for a tobacco tax to help fund the new UNMC Cancer Complex. The entire plan is now available online.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:27

[Nebraska] Cigarette fire causes $40000 in damage to apartment complex

The fire, at an apartment complex at 2901 N. 56th St., started on a third-floor balcony and had spread to the second-floor balcony
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jun 10, 2012 13:33

[Nebraska] COPUR: E-cigarettes more of a foe than a friend

The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18

[Nebraska] NE: Council OK's cheaper cigarette tax, popular vote avoided

With the tax chopped down to 15-cents per pack, those for and against the tax agree a ballot fight is now unlikely. On Tuesday the city council OK’d the tax by a vote of 5-2, paving the way for the city to provide approximately $35 million over 10 years
Missouri News Horizon
added Oct 3, 2012 07:25

[Nebraska] Larson introduces bill to restore smoking in cigar bars and tobacco shops

And an old ally, former State Sen. Scott Lautenbaugh of Omaha, will be the lobbyist pushing to restore smoking in cigar bars and tobacco shops. Lautenbaugh had sponsored the 2009 law that had allowed an exemption to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act for s
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 10, 2015 15:46

[Missouri, Nebraska] The Business of a Smoking Ban, Part I

Lost business versus healthier employees. Freedom of choice versus avoiding second hand smoke. These arguments are all current to us, but more than eight years old to some just a state away. Take a trip one hour north and one hour west from St. Joseph an
KQTV St.JoeChannel (St. Joseph, MO)
added Feb 18, 2013 21:52

[Nebraska] Banning e-cigarettes from minors draws little opposition

keeping minors from buying and using electronic cigarettes drew little opposition at a hearing Monday afternoon. But a few testifiers on the bill (LB861), offered by Sen. Russ Karpisek of Wilber, had suggestions for changes to definitions and other aspec
Columbus (NE) Telegram
added Jan 28, 2014 11:18

[Nebraska] Truck stop fight over smoking leads to assault charges

After an argument about smoking in the bathroom at the truck stop at Hershey, a Cheyenne, Wyo., man has been arrested for assault. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department says Martin Davidson, 46, got into an argument with another man in the bathroom of
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Sep 17, 2013 12:08

[Nebraska] 3 sentenced on charges for smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam

Three people have been sentenced on federal charges for smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam and unlawfully selling them in Nebraska.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 16, 2012 14:53

[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
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