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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 - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:34

[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

[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

[Nebraska] High Rise Fire Illustrates Shift to Smoke Free Housing

The Hall County Housing Authority had begun taking steps to go smoke free, before a deadly fire. Executive Director Rick Ruzicka said, "We've been moving towards a smoke free policy throughout our complex. This building and Golden Towers are the last o - NTV ABC (Kearney, NE)
added Nov 11, 2015 00:17

[Iowa, Nebraska] Point-Counterpoint: Should smoking be banned everywhere?

Smoking was banned in public places in 2008 in Iowa and Nebraska with a few exceptions — mainly casinos. Should smoking be banned everywhere? Online editor Leeanna Ellis and news clerk Emily Nield light up the debate in this week’s “Point-Counterpoint.”
Washington County (NE) Enterprise and Pilot Tribune
added Oct 9, 2015 17:55

[Nebraska] Natural Vapor attracting ex-smokers

They're former cigarette smokers who have kicked their tobacco addiction in favor of vaping. Seachord was a cigarette smoker for 8-to-10 years and found that propylene glycol was harming his health. His discovery of e-cigarettes -- intended for adults ov
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Aug 31, 2015 13:42
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[Nebraska] Parks cleanup aims to decrease litter, tobacco use

The 2nd annual “Keep Grand Island Beautiful No Butts About It” project is headed by Tobacco Free Hall County and is cosponsored by Grand Island Area Clean Community System and Grand Island Parks and Recreation. Volunteers helping with the four-day proces
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 31, 2015 15:46

[Nebraska] Letter, 7/26: Remove tobacco amendment

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry...recently voted in favor of the current Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which includes an amendment severely limiting the FDA... e-cigarettes, little cigar
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jul 30, 2015 04:55

[Nebraska] Lincoln County Receives Anti-Tobacco Funding

Community Connections Tobacco Free Lincoln County received two years worth of funding from Tobacco Free Nebraska and they hope to keep up the same work they've been doing with it. "We will continue to work to keep youth from starting to use tobacco." Coo
KNOP Channel 2 (North Platte, NE)
added Jul 7, 2015 15:21
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