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2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and tobacco shops, but sparing the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 13:14

Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars is unconstitutional

The court, in a divided opinion, ruled that “there is no substantial difference in circumstances between cigar bars and other public places or places of employment that justifies treating cigars bars differently.” The purpose of the 2008 Nebraska Clean I
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 29, 2014 11:57

[Nebraska] COPUR: E-cigarettes more of a foe than a friend

The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18

[USA, Vietnam, Nebraska] Contraband cigarette conviction reversed

A federal appeals court has reversed the lone conviction against a Lincoln woman accused of helping smuggle cigarettes from Vietnam. In an opinion released Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said federal prosecutors di
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2014 19:15

[Nebraska] Tobacco use still high in college ball, off field

"I enjoy the taste. It's not like I'm addicted to it," Sborz said. "I just enjoy it, definitely. I do it maybe once a month or every other week." Sborz said this week's death of Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn might give college players some pau
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 14:37

Nebraska high court to rule on state’s smoking ban

will decide whether a lower court was right to strike down exceptions in the state’s public smoking ban for some businesses such as cigar bars and tobacco shops. The state’s high court heard arguments Wednesday in the case of Big John’s Billiards, an Omah
York (NE) News-Times
added May 30, 2014 05:01

[Nebraska] State Supreme Court Hears Smoking Ban Case

attorney for Big John’s Billiards..."It literally says, the purpose of this act is to create an exception to the Nebraska Clean Indoor Act for cigar bars..Why? Because a powerful member of the unicameral favored one of the cigar bars and liked to go there
Nebraska Radio Network
added May 30, 2014 04:59

[Nebraska] Justices hear smoking ban exemption case

Justices heard arguments Wednesday challenging exemptions to the Clean Indoor Air Act. The law allows you to smoke in a cigar bar, as well as in some tobacco stores and hotel rooms. A district court ruled those exemptions are unfair to other businesses
added May 30, 2014 03:38

Complaints down, support up for Nebraska smoking ban

Statewide, the ban remains popular among Nebraskans -- smokers and non-smokers alike, HHS said. About 86 percent of Nebraskans support it, according to the Nebraska Adult Tobacco Survey, and there is rising support among smokers.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added May 29, 2014 08:34
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[Nebraska] Students push to ban smoking on campus

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.
added Apr 24, 2014 00:42
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