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[Nebraska] American Lung Assocation report on smoking cessation ACA requirements

the Affordable Care Act requires all insurance plans to include a variety of programs and medications to those wanting to stop. James Martinez is a spokesperson for the American Lung Association and says they researched all the plans available through the
Nebraska Radio Network
added Apr 7, 2015 16:37

[Nebraska] Bellevue welcomes premium tobacco shop

SG ROI Tobacconist, located at 1021 Galvin Road, was recently welcomed to the city during a ribbon cutting ceremony in partnership with the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 2, 2015 01:47

State senator tells colleagues who smoke: Keep your butts off Nebraska Capitol's exterior

In response to recent complaints, Krist sent an email last week advising his legislative colleagues and their staffers to not snuff out cigars or cigarettes against the porous, exterior limestone walls of the State Capitol. "As you can imagine, this leav
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 25, 2015 19:14

[Nebraska] Scores of teenagers march to Capitol to protest tobacco use

Wednesday morning as part of the Kick Butts Day put on by Nebraska's youth-led anti-tobacco group called No Limits. The group is especially concerned about new products like e-cigarettes and candies that contain nicotine. "It's important for them to kno
added Mar 19, 2015 12:06

[Nebraska] Ricketts signs cigar bar bill

3 Cigar bar bill passes Legislature, needs governor's signature Smoking in cigar bars could be allowed as soon as early as March now that Nebraska lawmakers have approved a revision to the state's smoking ban. Read more Cigar bar bill advances in Legisl
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Mar 8, 2015 09:49

[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

[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

[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

[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

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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