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[Nebraska] City rejects smoking ban for apartments in Omaha suburb

The council voted 5-1 Monday night against the proposal to amend the city's fire code. The proposal wasn'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
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 18:02
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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] After 2 fires, Bellevue considers citywide ban on smoking in apartment buildings

two separate fires in less than a week caused thousands of dollars in damage and left a building at the Gateway Park Apartments uninhabitable. Both fires were started by the careless disposal of smoking materials...City Councilman Don Preister hopes to pr
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 23, 2016 13:30
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[Nebraska] Fires at Bellevue apartment complex were caused by careless smokers, state fire marshal says

The fire caused $1 million in damage ...The apartment building has been deemed unsafe for inhabitants. On July 22, a fire started on the third-floor balcony of a different apartment in the same building, but it caused much less damage. Nance said smokin
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 30, 2016 20:50
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[Nebraska] Group seeks to expand Omaha smoking ban outdoors

An anti-smoking group behind Omaha’s indoor smoking ban passed in 2006 is commemorating the ordinance’s 10-year anniversary by calling for the ban to expand to the outdoors. The group, GASP, announced at a news conference Friday that it seeks to have smok
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 25, 2016 02:02
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[Nebraska] UNK nearly tobacco-free: New policy would only allow smoking in parking lots

The University of Nebraska at Kearney plans to be tobacco-free policy effective Aug. 1. All tobacco products will be prohibited on all campus grounds with the exception of parking lots. UNK joins the University of Nebraska-Omaha and University of Nebraska
Kearney (NE) Hub
added Jun 17, 2016 02:44
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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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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Cigarettes now second leading cause of fires in Lincoln

In 2015, 54 fires were caused by some sort of smoking matter, or poorly discarded cigarettes. That makes up 10.6 percent of all fires in Lincoln last year. Cooking was the number one cause at about 11 percent. A least four other causes make up the other
KOLN/KGIN: 1011 Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska
added Apr 20, 2016 15:04
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[Nebraska] Council makes it official -- you can't smoke or vape at bus stops

officially banned smoking and vaping and simulating smoking at bus shelters and bus stops -- and within 15 feet of those places -- at its Monday afternoon meeting. The ban does not carry a criminal penalty and will be enforced by bus drivers, not police.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 12, 2016 23:52
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Nebraska Farm Pays $250K In Wages To Settle DOL Visa Suit ($$)

H-2A workers are most often employed to pick tobacco, apples and berries, according to the report...
Law360
added Apr 7, 2016 18:13
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