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[Nebraska] Smoke Shops Keep Close Eye Out for Minors Purchasing Tobacco

"The standard in the industry is 27 years old," said Miles Johnston Co-Owner of Cliff's Smoke Shop. Having co-owned and operated this cigar, pipe tobacco and cigarette shop for years, Miles knows how to spot a minor in his store. "When they do come in
KOLN/KGIN: 1011 Lincoln and Grand Island, Nebraska
added Mar 3, 2014 00:07

[Nebraska] Email poll shows UNK students favor tobacco-free campus

2,091 students responded; 1,381 voted for proposal ... Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney who responded to an email poll say they want to make the campus tobacco free. Students voted Wednesday and Thursday on a tobacco-free initiative propo
Kearney (NE) Hub
added Feb 28, 2014 20:08

[Nebraska] After recent fires, Omaha apartment complex bans smoking on all property

at Hillsborough Pointe apartments in northwest Omaha. Shawn Knudsen, manager of the apartments northwest of 144th Street and West Maple Road, said Tuesday the ban applies to all property at the 480-apartment, 20-building complex. ... "Nobody will be al
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 30, 2014 12:54

[Nebraska] Banning e-cigarettes from minors draws little opposition

keeping minors from buying and using electronic cigarettes drew little opposition at a hearing Monday afternoon. But a few testifiers on the bill (LB861), offered by Sen. Russ Karpisek of Wilber, had suggestions for changes to definitions and other aspec
Columbus (NE) Telegram
added Jan 28, 2014 11:18

[Nebraska] More smoke-free housing options in Omaha |

Two more Omaha apartment complexes are now smoke-free. One apartment building at Midtown Crossing is now smoke-free. Smoking also won’t be allowed at the new Hillsborough Pointe apartment complex. Two previous fires there both were caused by careless us
KIOS Public Radio (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 26, 2014 07:16

[Nebraska] Bill would set age limit for buying e-cigarettes

A bill expected to be introduced this week in the Nebraska Legislature would prohibit sales of e-cigarettes to minors. The bill probably will mirror existing misdemeanor violations for selling tobacco to minors and for possession of tobacco by minors.
Scottsbluff (NE) Star-Herald
added Jan 16, 2014 03:43

Bill would set age limit for buying e-cigarettes in Nebraska

“You get the daring 17-year-old who tries it anyway,” he said. Under current law, George could legally sell e-cigarettes to customers regardless of age. But as a parent, he said, he doesn't want his own minor children using the devices, so he won't sell
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Jan 13, 2014 21:59

[Nebraska] Apartments at Midtown Crossing join smoke-free movement

Mutual of Omaha is joining the smoke-free apartment-living movement, adding one of its Midtown Crossing buildings to the smokeless list starting today. The decision to prohibit smoking at the building that houses the Prairie Life Fitness Center came afte
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jan 1, 2014 14:45

[Nebraska] Supervisors split over e-cigarettes

The Gage County Sheriff’s Office later purchased 100 e-cigarettes for inmates and more than half have already been scooped up by the inmates, who can buy four and use one at any time. Jail administrator Lt. Tony Shepardson said the e-cigarettes were “se
Beatrice (NE) Daily Sun
added Dec 25, 2013 19:28

E-Cigarettes a Huge Hit With Nebraska Inmates

Inmates at the Gage County Detention Center in southeast Nebraska are fuming. They're not angry -- they're puffing away on e-cigarettes. The jail earlier this month started selling the nicotine devices to its prisoners, many of whom are ex-smokers. And
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Dec 23, 2013 12:34
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