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[Nebraska] LETTER: Thanks for smoke-free apartments

four brand new, smoke-free apartments...thank you to Nancy Striebel and Lincoln County Community Development Corp. for offering these...especially, for designating the apartments smoke-free, right from the start.
North Platte (NE) Telegraph
added Jun 22, 2017 14:07
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[Nebraska] Greenwood makes parks tobacco free

Village leaders will clear the smoke from Greenwood parks and public spaces. The board of trustees unanimously passed a resolution that designates all recreational facilities as tobacco-free. The new rule prohibits tobacco use at parks, playgrounds, swim
Ashland (NE) Gazette
added Jun 1, 2017 01:40
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[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
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[Nebraska] HO-CHUNK, INC. et al v. LYNCH et al: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION

Plaintiffs, tribal-owned corporations engaged in the distribution of cigarettes, seek a declaration clarifying whether certain recordkeeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act apply to Indian tribal entities like them. The Court c
Justia
added May 27, 2017 17:25
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[North Carolina] Nebraska factory makes 1.1 billion cigarettes a year

At its peak, Rock River Manufacturing’s 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year...Ho-Chunk Inc., the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe.
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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[Nebraska] Metro Community College board votes to ban tobacco use on its property

The Metropolitan Community College board Tuesday night prohibited smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere on college property. The policy takes effect on Sept. 17 and will apply to vehicles owned and leased by the college.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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[Nebraska] Tobacco, vaping ban considered at MCC colleges

Smoking cigarettes, chewing and vaping could soon be history at Metro Community Colleges. The metro board will consider a smoking ban Tuesday that could go beyond campus. MCC’s president wants all seven community colleges to follow the trend of other l
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:53
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[Nebraska] Proposed cigarette tax hike goes up in smoke in Legislature

A push to raise Nebraska's cigarette tax by $1.50 per pack went up in smoke Monday in the Legislature. Unable to agree on a compromise amendment... "The winner's Big Tobacco," Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island said following the vote.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Mar 20, 2017 17:53
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Bill Would More Than Triple Nebraska's Cigarette Tax

Supporters of a bill that would more than triple Nebraska's tax on cigarettes argued Friday it would discourage teenagers from smoking, but retailers contend a higher tax would cause customers to buy tobacco in other states.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2017 17:54
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Nebraska Lawmakers Consider Raising Smoking Age to 21

A bill that would raise Nebraska's legal smoking age from 18 to 21 won support from medical groups at a legislative committee hearing Monday, but opponents say it would strip rights from young people who are considered responsible enough to vote and serve
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2017 23:58
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