Smoking ban debate heats up
Publication Date: 2005-02-28
- Author:KEVIN O'HANLON, AP
- Publication:Lincoln Journal Star
Less than two months after Lincoln enacted a citywide smoking ban, dozens of people testified before the Legislature's Judiciary Committee about a bill (LB730) by Sen. Pat Bourne of Omaha that would preclude cities from enacting smoking bans that are tougher than existing state law. More Session 2005 stories.
The Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act allows businesses to choose whether to allow smoking, ban it or allow it in designated areas...