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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] 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] FEDERAL HEARING SET ON LAWSUIT FOLLOWING TOBACCO RAID IN WINNEBAGO

Oral arguments are set for Monday, December 10th at the Federal Courthouse in Omaha regarding a lawsuit filed by Ho-Chunk Incorporated distribution against the State of Nebraska. The lawsuit was filed April 20th challenging what Ho-Chunk calls Nebraska’
KSCJ (Sioux City, IA)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:52
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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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[Nebraska] Omaha City Council Holds Hearing on 7% Tobacco Product Occupation Tax

the Omaha City Council held a public hearing on a proposed ordinance that would adopt an "occupational privilege tax" on tobacco retailers that will equal 7% of the gross receipts from the "sale of tobacco products and any pipe or other device intended fo
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2012 16:32
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[Nebraska] La Vista restricts tobacco in 3 parks

La Vista doesn't want tobacco products near youth athletic areas in three city parks: City Park, La Vista Sports Complex and Kelly McMahon Park.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 3, 2012 18:35
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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Nebraska] Feds Can't Halt Tribe's Suit Over Neb. Cigarette Laws ($$)

A federal judge on Thursday refused the federal government's bid to pause a suit filed by two tribe-owned cigarette companies challenging the application of two Nebraska laws, saying the government hadn’t shown that its criminal investigation of the compa
Law360
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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