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[Nebraska] New Tobacco Tax Has Smokers On Edge

3 percent, that's how much more smokers are paying for their cigarettes with the new occupation tax. Smoker Marjeen Reed says, "It's just that we're always getting hit, the smokers and alcohol we're always getting it, is that where they get the sin tax?
KPTM (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 4, 2013 10:35

[Nebraska] Judge refuses to find Omaha pool hall in contempt of smoking ban

A Lincoln judge on Tuesday refused to find an Omaha pool hall in contempt for allegedly defying the statewide smoking ban. Contempt did not exist because there had been no judge's request for the pool hall to ignore.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Nov 21, 2012 04:24

[Vietnam, Nebraska] Jury: 2 not guilty of cigarette smuggling conspiracy

After deliberating for nearly two days, a federal jury Wednesday found two Lincoln residents not guilty of conspiring to smuggle contraband cigarettes from Vietnam.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Nov 9, 2012 14:42

[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

[Vietnam, Nebraska] 6 indicted over untaxed cigarettes in Neb.

Six people face federal charges for allegedly smuggling cigarettes from Vietnam and unlawfully selling them in Nebraska.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 3, 2012 23:02

[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33

[Nebraska] Judge: Tribes Must Follow Cigarette Trafficking Act’s Record-Keeping Regulations ($$)

The record-keeping provisions of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act (CCTA) applies to tribal entities for tobacco sales on as well as off the reservation, a District of Columbia federal judge ruled May 24 (Ho-Chunk, Inc., et al. v. Jeff Sessions, i
Lexis Nexis
added May 27, 2017 17:26

[Nebraska] Shredding company sues DL Blair, tobacco manufacturer

An small document-shredding company has filed a lawsuit against now-closed DL Blair and tobacco megacorporation Altria Group for breach of contract after it wasn't paid for services. InfoSafe Shredding Inc. of Omaha filed a lawsuit Jan. 4 in Washington
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43

[Nebraska] VIDEO: Proposed Cigarette Tax Could Benefit Vape Shops

After Grand Island Senator Mike Gloor proposes increasing the tax on cigarettes to $1.50 per pack, some local businesses aren't worried while others see it as a way to expand business. Friday afternoon, Sen. Gloor proposed increasing the tax, making a pa
KSNB (Hastings, NE)
added Jan 17, 2016 16:46

[Nebraska] Letter, 7/26: Remove tobacco amendment

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry...recently voted in favor of the current Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which includes an amendment severely limiting the FDA... e-cigarettes, little cigar
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jul 30, 2015 04:55
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