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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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[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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[Nebraska] Heineman calls proposed cigarette tax 'double taxation'

Gov Dave Heineman called it "double taxation" Monday for the City of Omaha to consider an occupation tax on cigarettes to fund a new cancer center at University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Sep 24, 2012 17:27
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[Nebraska] Judge denies order in Native inmates' lawsuit against prison officials

In 1972, Native American inmates filed a federal lawsuit that resulted in a 1974 agreement under which prison officials agreed to allow the inmates access to medicine men and ceremonial tobacco and to hold religious ceremonies, among other things.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 23, 2012 18:52
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[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
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 14, 2012 07:23
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[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
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