Cigar bars in Nebraska will have to "snuff out" smoking in their establishments once their new liquor licenses are received from the state. A recent Nebraska Supreme Court ruling on the cigar bar and tobacco shop exemptions to the statewide smoking ban amounted to unconstitutional special legislation. However, State Sen. Tyson Larson of O’Neill said he plans to offer a new cigar bar bill if he wins election as chairman of the General Affairs Committee.
For more on this story, CLICK HERE. For updates on other tobacco legislation and other issues impacting cardiovascular health, check back often throughout the legislative session at www.yourethecure.org.