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Ho-Chunk entities sue Nebraska officials over tobacco laws

The state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate the Winnebago Tribe's production of tobacco products on its reservation are not only unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says, but are an attack on the tribe's sovereignty and an effort by large tobacco manufac
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Apr 24, 2018 16:23
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[Nebraska] Cass County town goes tobacco-free; it's no longer for sale anywhere in town

Smokers will be disappointed if they try to buy tobacco products in Greenwood, Nebraska. A gas station/convenience store closed about four months ago, leaving the Cass County town of about 680 people without a tobacco retail outlet, village board member
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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[Nebraska] LETTER: The Public Pulse: Ban smoking in all public spaces

In response to Connie Dohse Ross ("Who does smoking hurt?" Feb. 6 Public Pulse): She said, "As a former LPN, I will never be convinced that my smoking is harming anyone but myself."... I end up in the doctor's office with bronchitis. I asked the doctor,
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 19, 2018 19:50
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VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52
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[Nebraska] SCHICK: Raising tobacco costs will make impact

The Nebraska Legislature is currently considering a number of proposals to increase the tax on tobacco in our state. I want to lend my voice to the chorus of supporters singing the praises of this approach. Significantly raising taxes and prices on toba
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Mar 5, 2018 14:39
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[Nebraska] HINGORANI: LB 438 would hopefully decrease tobacco usage

LB 438, a bill introduced by Nebraskan Sen. Sara Howard, would hopefully reduce these numbers. Introduced in January 2017, this bill proposes increasing taxes on tobacco products from 20 percent to 65 percent. The revenues generated from this new tax wou
Daily Nebraskan
added Mar 1, 2018 06:21
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[Nebraska] Smoking ban debate is a nonstarter for Bellevue

A hot topic discussion in Bellevue was shut down tonight before the city council meeting ever began. Smoking is already banned inside of city buildings but some are pushing for smoking to be banned from all city facilities including public parks.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:49
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[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33
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[Nebraska] Winnebago tribal chairman calls ATF raid attack on tribe's sovereignty

Tuesday's raid by federal agents at four sites owned by Ho-Chunk Inc. is being considered as an assault on the Winnebago Tribe's sovereignty, the tribal chairman said late Wednesday. Frank White said in an email statement that the Bureau of Alcohol, Toba
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 2, 2018 18:32
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[Nebraska] Federal agents swarm Ho-Chunk Inc. headquarters as part of tobacco investigation

Ho-Chunk, the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe, said the raid involved tobacco records and is the latest event in a "20-year state-tribal tax dispute." ATF agents visited Ho-Chunk Inc.'s corporate office and the sites of HCI Dist
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 1, 2018 03:27
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