Headlines Tagged with Nebraska — 1,529 headlines found
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
May 24, 2017 Justia
added May 27, 2017 17:25
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.
May 9, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 21:25
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.
Apr 26, 2017 Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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
Mar 21, 2017 KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:53
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.
Mar 21, 2017 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Mar 20, 2017 17:53
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.
Mar 17, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2017 17:54
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
Feb 13, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2017 23:58
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
Jan 18, 2017 Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43
Lincoln police have identified the man found dead in a burning home on Friday as 62-year-old Karl Kohlhof. Inspectors said Kohlhof was smoking while on oxygen and that started the fire. Fire inspectors said Kohlhof was the only person inside the duplex
Jan 8, 2017 WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:28
Riepe introduced a bill Thursday to the Nebraska legislature that would raise the age for smoking, chewing, or vaping to 21. That's up three years from the current minimum of 18. "I know that if you can keep a young person from smoking just a few years l
Jan 8, 2017 KLKN-TV (Lincoln, NE)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:25