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28-1429.02. Vending machines; restrictions on use; violation; penalty; local ordinances; authorized.(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, it shall be unlawful to dispense cigarettes or other tobacco products from a vending machine or similar device. Any person violating this section shall be guilty of a Class III misdemeanor. In addition, upon conviction for a second offense, the court shall order a six-month suspension of the offender's license to sell tobacco if any and, upon conviction for a third or subsequent offense, the court shall order the permanent revocation of the offender's license to sell tobacco if any.(2) Cigarettes or other tobacco products may be dispensed from a vending machine or similar device when such machine or device is located in an area, office, business, plant, or factory which is not open to the general public or on the licensed premises of any establishment having a license issued under the Nebraska Liquor Control Act for the sale of alcoholic liquor for consumption on the premises when such machine or device is located in the same room in which the alcoholic liquor is dispensed.(3) Nothing in this section shall be construed to restrict or prohibit a governing body of a city or village from establishing and enforcing ordinances at least as stringent as or more stringent than the provisions of this section. SourceLaws 1992, LB 130, § 2.