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[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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[Nebraska] Lawmaker calls for 'vote of the people' on cigarette tax

Sen. Bob Krist said Thursday that he plans to introduce legislation in January to require a public vote on the cigarette tax, calling the approach being taken by the City Council "clearly a misuse" of the city's authority to levy occupation taxes.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Sep 29, 2012 16:41
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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[Nebraska] Coming Nov. 1: Smoking limits in city parks

Cigarettes and chewing tobacco will be banned from certain areas of city parks in Lincoln beginning Nov. 1.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Oct 6, 2012 04:57
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[Nebraska] City says proposed cigarette tax will need to shrink

The scope of a proposed Omaha occupation tax on cigarettes will shrink dramatically, though the lower tax rate would still fund a $35 million city contribution to a University of Nebraska Medical Center construction project. Instead of imposing a 7 perc
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Sep 26, 2012 18:37
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[Nebraska] Immunity From Prostitution Charges Advances; Supreme Court Declines Marijuana Lawsuit; Cigarette Taxes Come Up Short

the Revenue Committee has rejected a proposal by Sen. Mike Gloor to increase the cigarette tax by $1.50, from its current 64 cents a pack. Gloor had proposed splitting the estimated $120 million such an increase would raise, between causes including healt
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
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[Nebraska] High court asked to rehear cigar bar case

The Nebraska Attorney General's Office on Monday asked the state Supreme Court to rehear the challenge to Nebraska's indoor smoking ban exemptions after the judges declared the exceptions for cigar bars and tobacco shops unconstitutional.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 9, 2014 12:11
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[Nebraska] Local cigar bars react to Friday's Supreme Court ruling

Larkin owns the location in Benson and another in Lincoln. He said the ruling will be a financial blow for his business because a good deal of their cigars are bought to be smoked on site.
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Aug 31, 2014 12:12
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[Nebraska] Cigarette tax hike one of two proposals voted down

The Nebraska Legislature's Revenue Committee voted down efforts to advance two tax proposals citing, in part, the need to include the ideas in a comprehensive study of state tax changes planned this year.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 20, 2013 02:24
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[Nebraska] Bill could torpedo Omaha's tobacco tax

NewsWatch 7 has learned Sen. Bob Krist will introduce a bill in the Nebraska Unicameral next month that would, if passed, either change the scope of Omaha's new tax on tobacco products or put an end to it.
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Dec 30, 2012 15:52
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