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[Nebraska] UPDATE: Vote “Snuffs Out” Smoking Ban

A town home community voted Saturday night on whether to ban smoking, WOWT 6 News was there at the Village Green property to “witness” the debate and see the vote.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:38
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[Nebraska] More smoke-free housing options in Omaha |

Two more Omaha apartment complexes are now smoke-free. One apartment building at Midtown Crossing is now smoke-free. Smoking also won’t be allowed at the new Hillsborough Pointe apartment complex. Two previous fires there both were caused by careless us
KIOS Public Radio (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 26, 2014 07:16
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[Nebraska] Crutch or cure: issues surround use of e-cigarettes

The meteoric rise in popularity of e-cigarettes has some people scratching their heads as to whether the tobacco-less devices are a new tool in smoking cessation or a Trojan horse that could undo decades of anti-smoking campaigns. Electronic cigarettes
Fremont (NE) Tribune
added Nov 9, 2013 13:01
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[Nebraska] Cigarettes in cross hairs for higher taxes; pop next target

A pair of newly introduced bills would force Omaha to drop its occupation tax on tobacco while raising state taxes on cigarettes.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 24, 2013 18:27
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[Nebraska] Omaha pool hall's ticket adds fuel to smoking ban fight

LINCOLN -- An Omaha pool hall that was ticketed for allowing a customer to smoke will fight the citation as part of its ongoing crusade against Nebraska's smoking ban. On the evening of Nov. 10, Omaha police wrote two tickets at Big John's Billiards, 98
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Nov 22, 2012 15:58
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[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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[Nebraska] Tobacco to be banned in Lincoln parks

LINCOLN -- Starting next month, tobacco use will be banned at many Lincoln city parks, including several ballfields and at least one golf course.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 7, 2012 17:57
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[Vietnam, Nebraska] 6 indicted for alleged part in cigarette smuggling ring

Six people have been indicted for the roles they allegedly played in a ring importing cigarettes from Vietnam and selling them in the Lincoln area.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jun 16, 2012 08:04
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Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments

isn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't affect duplexes and single-family homes, in August after cigarette smoking at a single Bellevue apartm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2016 23:08
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[Nebraska] COFFEY: Smoking was seen as a sign of sophistication

my mother was born in an era that birthed some of the most glamorous actresses in Hollywood...despite my pointing out that oxygen is highly flammable and that was perhaps not the best idea. While she eventually quit, it was too little, too late. Followin
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2016 23:42
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