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[Nebraska] Shredding company sues DL Blair, tobacco manufacturer

An small document-shredding company has filed a lawsuit against now-closed DL Blair and tobacco megacorporation Altria Group for breach of contract after it wasn't paid for services. InfoSafe Shredding Inc. of Omaha filed a lawsuit Jan. 4 in Washington
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Jan 18, 2017 09:43

[Nebraska] Deadly fire linked to oxygen ignited by smoking

Lincoln police have identified the man found dead in a burning home on Friday as 62-year-old Karl Kohlhof. Inspectors said Kohlhof was smoking while on oxygen and that started the fire. Fire inspectors said Kohlhof was the only person inside the duplex
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:28

[Nebraska] Omaha senator looks to raise smoking age to 21

Riepe introduced a bill Thursday to the Nebraska legislature that would raise the age for smoking, chewing, or vaping to 21. That's up three years from the current minimum of 18. "I know that if you can keep a young person from smoking just a few years l
KLKN-TV (Lincoln, NE)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:25

[Nebraska] Summit teaches teens to take on tobacco

Teens from approximately a dozen Nebraska communities gathered Dec. 10-11 in Ashland for hands-on training in anti-tobacco tactics at the No Limits Fall Summit Dec. 10–11 at the Carol Joy Holling Youth Camp.
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Dec 23, 2016 13:41

[Nebraska] Jake’s Cigars & Spirits managers speak out against hate after flag photo

The photo shows a group of people inside the bar posing around a white nationalist group’s flag. Their faces have been blocked...managers said if they had known that the photo was being taken, the group would have been thrown out.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Dec 17, 2016 03:24

[Nebraska] Youth anti-tobacco summit to be held; organizations plan workshop, conference and luncheon

No Limits, Nebraska’s youth-led tobacco prevention movement, is accepting applications for the No Limits Fall Summit, which will be held Dec. 10 and 11 at the Carol Joy Holling Youth Camp near Ashland, Nebraska. Youths ages 12 to 18, in seventh through 1
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Oct 29, 2016 14:52

[Nebraska] City rejects smoking ban for apartments in Omaha suburb

The council voted 5-1 Monday night against the proposal to amend the city's fire code. The proposal wasn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2016 18:02

Nebraska town considers banning smoking in apartments

isn't meant to protect the health of the city's 50,000 residents, but instead to prevent fires. Councilman Don Preister proposed the ban, which wouldn't affect duplexes and single-family homes, in August after cigarette smoking at a single Bellevue apartm
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2016 23:08

[Nebraska] After 2 fires, Bellevue considers citywide ban on smoking in apartment buildings

two separate fires in less than a week caused thousands of dollars in damage and left a building at the Gateway Park Apartments uninhabitable. Both fires were started by the careless disposal of smoking materials...City Councilman Don Preister hopes to pr
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 23, 2016 13:30
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[Nebraska] Fires at Bellevue apartment complex were caused by careless smokers, state fire marshal says

The fire caused $1 million in damage ...The apartment building has been deemed unsafe for inhabitants. On July 22, a fire started on the third-floor balcony of a different apartment in the same building, but it caused much less damage. Nance said smokin
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Jul 30, 2016 20:50
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