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[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

[Nebraska] Secondhand Smoke Also Bad For Pets

Nebraska Humane Society says secondhand smoke can lead to major health problems in animals. Dogs, cats, birds and even pocket pets can all be hurt by tobacco smoke. Your pet breathes the same air you do, so chances are if you're smoking or breathing seco
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Apr 20, 2014 23:55

Nebraska's first tobacco-free campus, four years later

Mid-Plains Community College became the first public post-secondary institution in Nebraska to enact a policy declaring that all of their college campuses would be entirely tobacco-free.... As it turned out, those fears were unfounded. Four years after de
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Apr 19, 2014 13:18

[Nebraska] E-cigs banned at parks and rec facilities

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board changed language in its Play Tobacco Free policy, which already prohibited the use of tobacco products in all outdoor parks and recreation facilities.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 11, 2014 15:18

[Nebraska] After cigarette fires, butts are getting the boot at Omaha apartment complex

In the past 15 months, the Hillsborough Pointe apartment complex, northwest of 144th Street and West Maple Road, has had three fires -- all of which were blamed on careless disposal of cigarettes.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 7, 2014 12:15

[Nebraska] School board bans all look-alike tobacco products

North Platte Public Schools has banned e-cigarettes and look-alike tobacco products from school grounds districtwide. The North Platte Board of Education approved the policy change Tuesday night, adding e-cigarettes and look-alike tobacco to the list of
North Platte (NE) Telegraph
added Mar 26, 2014 13:42
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[Nebraska] Millard Looks to Block e-Cigarettes

The Millard School District is taking steps toward vaporizing e-cigarettes on all its campuses. Some tobacco sellers we spoke with on Tuesday said the cigarette alternatives have been gaining popularity. Millard Schools noticed the trend and the distric
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Mar 19, 2014 11:40
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