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Bill Could Overturn Lincoln Smoking Ban, Omaha Proposal

Publication Date: 2005-01-20
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  • Publication:Omaha Channel
Senator Wants To Usurp Local Smoking Bans

Concerned that Nebraska might end up with a hodgepodge of local smoking bans, a lawmaker wants to put the issue under state control.

Sen. Pat Bourne, of Omaha, introduced a bill Wednesday that would preclude cities from enacting smoking bans that are tougher than existing state law.

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