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VIDEO: Paperwork may delay changes for Nebraska cigar bars

Jake’s and the other 10 cigar bars around the state are expecting official notification at any time, telling them to stop allowing smoking. “When that letter comes, then we will cease smoking, but until that point, people can smoke in here,” Jason Hutch
added Jan 5, 2015 23:45

Nebraska cigar bars must go smoke-free when new liquor licenses arrive; senator plans new proposal

Cigar bar owners now are putting their hopes on the Nebraska Legislature, where State Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill said he intends to offer a new cigar bar proposal. Larson said he will introduce a measure that would allow cigar smoking in specially lice
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 5, 2015 23:34

[Nebraska] Cigar bars prepare for last smoking customers

Cigar bar owners expect Monday to be the last day their customers can smoke cigars and cigarillos indoors. The state Supreme Court declared cigar bar and tobacco shop smoking unconstitutional in August after an Omaha pool hall challenged the constitutio
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 5, 2015 22:52

[Nebraska] VIDEO: Cigar bars prepare for big changes

“All the ashtrays go off the tables, so to speak,” Bob Batt, of the Liquor Control Commission, said. In August, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled that the exemption that allowed smoking in cigar bars was unconstitutional. But cigar bars had been operatin
added Jan 3, 2015 22:26

[Nebraska] EDITORIAL: OPINION: Smoking

For every study that came out proving that smoking was killing people, nicotine peddlers trolled up another shill in a white lab coat who’d be willing to concoct fictitious controversy...When you finally quit, you won’t just be saving your health. You’ll
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Dec 2, 2014 07:24

[Nebraska] Tobacco look-alikes are not welcome

North Platte Public School district in March approved a policy prohibiting tobacco products, e-cigarettes, tobacco product look-alikes and products intended to replicate tobacco products by appearance or effect on any district school property. New signs a
North Platte (NE) Telegraph
added Dec 2, 2014 07:22

[Nebraska] Cancer Survivors Mark Smokeout Pushing For Stronger Tobacco Prevention Laws

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is celebrating the 39th annual Great American Smokeout by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of Nebraskans by passing strong tobacco prevention and control legislation, including increasing
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:41

[Nebraska] High court stubs out state appeal for cigar bar smoking

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Wednesday denied without comment a request by the state to rehear the Big John's Billiards v. Nebraska case, the latest legal challenge to the state's indoor smoking ban by the Omaha pool hall.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Nov 15, 2014 08:48

[Nebraska] VIDEO: Cigar smoking fate unknown

Several people interviewed – non-smokers and smokers alike – said the ban was too intrusive on free choice. But beyond the general discontent of the recent ruling, there was a hidden trace of delight. Katrina Thomas, 37, a case manager for low-income fa
NewsNetNebraska (University of Nebraska-Lincoln's College of Journalism and Mass Communications)
added Nov 12, 2014 15:23

[Nebraska] At Jake’s Cigars & Spirits, optimism prevails despite looming indoor smoking ban

If the day comes when cigars can be sold but not smoked in Jake’s Cigars and Spirits in Lincoln, manager Jason “Hutch” Hutchison expects a dive in sales. But he’s not pessimistic. “If we lose smoking, it’s not going to be as bad as people think,” Hutch
Daily Nebraskan
added Nov 11, 2014 05:05
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