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[Nebraska] Truth Initiative visits WNCC as campus readies to go tobacco-free

Western Nebraska Community College students took a break from studying to learn about a serious topic — preventing smoking — Tuesday. The community college has set a goal to become a completely tobacco-free college campus. The Truth Initiative, a nonpro
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Oct 26, 2018 18:26
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[Nebraska] Preventing secondhand smoking on college campuses

. To help prevent that on college campuses, the truth campaign tour made their way to the Western Nebraska Community College to help eliminate secondhand smoke and work to create a tobacco-free policy. Once tobacco is burned, it brings the effect of smo
KOLN/KGIN: 1011 Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska
added Oct 24, 2018 17:17
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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] Tribal Cig Cos. Say Justices Should Weigh ATF Records Row ($$)

Cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to pause its ruling that the companies must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying the case raises triba
Law360
added Aug 21, 2018 13:05
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Nebraska Federal Magistrate Judge: No Stay In Tribal Cigarette Tax Lawsuit ($$)

a Nebraska federal magistrate judge rejected a motion by the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in and stay the case based upon an ongoing criminal investigation of the tribe’s tobacco operations (HCI Distribution Inc., et al., v. Douglas Peterson, e
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 04:53
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[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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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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[Florida, Nebraska] D.C. Circuit: Tribal Corporations Not Exempt From Record Keeping ($$)

The record-keeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) “do not turn on any territorial determination,” and therefore, businesses incorporated under the laws of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must still maintain data on the pur
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 9, 2018 15:31
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[Nebraska] PPHD helping landlords work toward smoke-free buildings

According to the Panhandle Public Health District, 71 percent of Nebraska households where at least one person smokes have a no smoking rule inside the home. This still leaves nearly 18,000 children in Nebraska exposed and unprotected from secondhand smo
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Nebraska] DC Circ. Says ATF Can Inspect Tribal Cigarette Cos.’ Records ($$)

upheld a ruling that four cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying that being owned by a tribe doesn’t shield tribal companies from fe
Law360
added Jul 4, 2018 05:02
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