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[Nebraska] Legislature Establishes Smoking Exemptions

The Nebraska legislature overwhelmingly approved a bill Friday that would restore certain exemptions to a statewide smoking ban. The bill was aimed at fixing a portion of the law which the state supreme court ruled unconstitutional last summer. Legisl
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 21, 2015 23:00
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[Nebraska] Cigar bars near OK to smoke — though they never really quit; bill now in Ricketts' hands

If Gov. Pete Ricketts signs the bill that cruised through with a 45-3 vote Friday in the Nebraska Legislature, cigar bars will have skirted the dire consequences that had been predicted months ago. Ricketts likely will take the five days he has to decide
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59
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[Nebraska] VIDEO: Investigating The Dangers Of E-Cigarettes

In Omaha the largest e-cigarette company is Alohma. Formerly known as Plumes, the company is growing by leaps and bounds considering a few short years ago it didn't own a single store front.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 21, 2015 21:35
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[Nebraska] Cause of deadly South Omaha boarding house fire released

which killed two people. Investigators say the fire started in a basement apartment as a result of the improper discarding of smoking materials. They are classifying the cause of the December 23rd fire which killed Eddie Valentine and Demetria Sanchez as
KMTV Action 3 News CBS (Omaha, NE)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:49
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Cigar bill advances in Nebraska

The state Legislature on Wednesday gave first-round approval to a bill that would allow cigar smoking to continue in the state licensed establishments, including one in South Sioux City.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 5, 2015 05:22
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[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill advances in Legislature

Lawmakers advanced a bill (LB118) with that intent Wednesday, and will need to vote twice more before it reaches the governor's desk to be signed into law. Supporters hope the move will address a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling that undid cigar bars' exemp
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 4, 2015 15:29
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[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill should pass court's muster, experts say

An effort to allow for smoking in cigar bars would likely hold up in court if it passes the Legislature, according to a legal expert from the University of Nebraska. But that's a big if. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha has said he'll likely filibuster any
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 27, 2015 00:40
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Nebraskans call on senators to preserve cigar bar status quo

Cigar aficionados are calling on Nebraska lawmakers to exclude cigar bars from the state's smoking ban. Advocates argued in a legislative hearing Monday that a recent court ruling robbed cigar shops of the exception they deserve.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2015 20:53
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[Nebraska] AUDIO: Bill to re-legalize cigar bars heard

Monday, advocates argued people should be allowed to smoke a cigar and have a drink in cigar bars, while opponents said cigars are a cancer risk and the cigar bars should not be allowed. Nebraska banned indoor smoking in most places of business in 2008.
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
added Jan 26, 2015 20:21
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[Nebraska] Cigar-smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Nebraska's long-awaited cigar-smoking ban is in effect as of Thursday, according to a message Jake’s Cigars & Spirits posted to its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon.
Daily Nebraskan
added Jan 26, 2015 20:20
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