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Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars unconstitutional

Cigar lovers may get another month before having to snuff their stogies. That’s the typical time between the Nebraska Supreme Court issuing a ruling and the ruling being formally delivered to the lower court. Until then, Hobert Rupe, executive director o
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:22
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Fears brew in Omaha area that Nebraska high court ruling will 'kill the cigar business'

Area cigar bars were reeling after the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled it illegal for them to allow smoking in their establishments. John Larkin, the owner of Jake’s Cigars and Spirits in Omaha and Lincoln, said the ruling will “kill the cigar business.” He
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:19
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[Nebraska] Smoking in cigar bars, tobacco outlets ruled unconstitutional

ban exemptions for cigar bars and tobacco retail outlets. In its decision, the court upheld the overall ban. Judge Kenneth Stephan, writing for the majority, said there is no substantial difference in circumstances between cigar bars and other public p
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Aug 29, 2014 14:05
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Nebraska Supreme Court: No smoking in cigar bars

ruled Friday that the state can not allow smoking in cigar bars and tobacco retail outlets, when it bans smoking in other retail establishments. The exemption written into the state law is unconstitutional, according to the court. The court was divided
KETV/TheOmahaChannel.com
added Aug 29, 2014 13:16
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2 exceptions to Nebraska smoking ban struck down

Nebraska Supreme Court has struck down two exceptions to the state's public smoking ban, dealing a blow to cigar bars and tobacco shops, but sparing the exception for some hotel guestrooms that allow smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 13:14
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Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars is unconstitutional

The court, in a divided opinion, ruled that “there is no substantial difference in circumstances between cigar bars and other public places or places of employment that justifies treating cigars bars differently.” The purpose of the 2008 Nebraska Clean I
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 29, 2014 11:57
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[California] Burlingame expands smoking restrictions in public areas; e-cigarettes not included

A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public areas including certain parks, certain trails and city-maintained parking facilities. A recently amended ordinance in Burlingame extends smoking restrictions to public area
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Aug 29, 2014 04:13
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[Czech Republic] Health minister wants e-cig exemption to blanket public smoking ban

Němeček is currently preparing draft legislation that would impose a blanket ban on smoking in public places, reports Novinky.cz. The legislation, to be readied by December at the latest, would come into effect as of 2016 if approved by parliament. One no
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Aug 28, 2014 12:45
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[Ohio] More casinos hope to add slot machines for smokers

By the end of the year, smokers who like to play the slots could be able to do both at 9 of the state’s 11 casinos and racinos. The Hollywood casinos in Columbus and Toledo and Horseshoe Cincinnati are seeking permission from the Ohio Casino Control Com
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Aug 14, 2014 02:37
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Senators Voice Support for Cigars

Eight senators sent a bipartisan letter to the head of the Food & Drug Administration last week that strongly urges the agency to enact an exemption for premium cigars. ...would lead to the loss of thousands of American jobs as as well "consumer freedom.
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 14, 2014 01:42
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