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[Nebraska] Organization works to reduce tobacco use in the Panhandle

Tobacco Free Nebraska (TFN) is dedicated to reducing tobacco use among young people, eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, and helping people quit. It is the state’s comprehensive tobacco prevention program that works to help people quit, eliminate e
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[Nebraska] Proposed tobacco ban doesn't include fines for violators

A proposed policy asks smokers not to light up near playgrounds, athletic fields and other park areas in Columbus where children are present, but the resolution won’t be backed by any legal repercussions for those who violate the request.
Columbus (NE) Telegram
added Jan 27, 2016 00:00
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Nebraska measure would allow underage tobacco stings

Nebraska could allow underage tobacco stings with buyers as young as 14 years old under a new bill in the Legislature. Sen. Sue Crawford of Bellevue introduced a measure Wednesday that would let youths between 14 and 18 years old work with police or priva
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 20, 2016 21:08
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[Nebraska] Upcoming Lincoln festival to celebrate 'cigar bar lifestyle'

This year, the Nebraska Cigar Festival is on Friday at the Pla Mor Ballroom. General admission tickets are still on sale for $75 at www.nebraskacigarfestival.com, though VIP tickets are already sold out. For all tickets, attendees must be ages 21 and up
Daily Nebraskan
added Jan 19, 2016 16:47
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Bill Would Increase Cigarette Tax By $1.50 Per Pack To $2.14

Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island introduced the measure Friday that would increase the state tax per pack from 64 cents to $2.14. That would generate an estimated $120 million, which would be used for property tax relief and a variety of health care progr
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Bill Would Increase Cigarette Tax By $1.50 Per Pack To $2.14

Sen. Mike Gloor of Grand Island introduced the measure Friday that would increase the state tax per pack from 64 cents to $2.14. That would generate an estimated $120 million, which would be used for property tax relief and a variety of health care progr
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 17, 2016 20:39
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Proposed Cigarette Tax Could Benefit Vape Shops

After Grand Island Senator Mike Gloor proposes increasing the tax on cigarettes to $1.50 per pack, some local businesses aren't worried while others see it as a way to expand business. Friday afternoon, Sen. Gloor proposed increasing the tax, making a pa
KSNB (Hastings, NE)
added Jan 17, 2016 16:46
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[Nebraska] E-Cigarettes on the Rise among middle schoolers and high schoolers

Stacy Lauby is the owner of the Kearney Smoker Friendly store and agrees that e-cigarette sales are up. "We usually notice an increase in our e-cigarette and our vapor sales right after the first of the year,” Lauby said. “People set New Year's resoluti
Nebraska.tv - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:34
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[Nebraska] Columbus park board supports partial tobacco ban

Members of the local park board are supporting an effort to snuff out smoking and tobacco use in areas where children gather to play. The Columbus Board of Parks Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday afternoon to back a ban that would prohibit people from usin
Columbus (NE) Telegram
added Nov 19, 2015 15:45
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[Nebraska] Smokeout to include Community Health Fair

A Community Health Fair will be combined with the annual Great American Smokeout from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Old Walnut Apartments and Trinity United Methodist Church at Fifth and Elm streets in Grand Island. Interpreters will be at the he
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Nov 16, 2015 22:05
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