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[Louisiana] Spanish Moon in Baton Rouge announces it will go smoke-free

Most commenters on Spanish Moon's Facebook post thanked the bar for the change, though one commenter said the bar would lose his business.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 26, 2015 22:13

[Mississippi] Smoking hot issue

As an older, more conservative community, Horn Lake would be the last city in DeSoto County to ban smoking in public places. The city's mayor Allen Latimer is cool to the idea of a smoking ban, preferring to let voters decide the issue.
DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Jan 26, 2015 20:58

Nebraskans call on senators to preserve cigar bar status quo

Cigar aficionados are calling on Nebraska lawmakers to exclude cigar bars from the state's smoking ban. Advocates argued in a legislative hearing Monday that a recent court ruling robbed cigar shops of the exception they deserve.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2015 20:53

[Nebraska] AUDIO: Bill to re-legalize cigar bars heard

Monday, advocates argued people should be allowed to smoke a cigar and have a drink in cigar bars, while opponents said cigars are a cancer risk and the cigar bars should not be allowed. Nebraska banned indoor smoking in most places of business in 2008.
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications
added Jan 26, 2015 20:21

[Nebraska] Cigar-smoking ban takes effect Thursday

Nebraska's long-awaited cigar-smoking ban is in effect as of Thursday, according to a message Jake’s Cigars & Spirits posted to its Facebook page Wednesday afternoon.
Daily Nebraskan
added Jan 26, 2015 20:20

[Louisiana] New Orleans Okays Sweeping Smoking Ban

However, according to Bridgewater State University Professor of Philosophy Aeon Skolbe, these ethical arguments for government bans are mostly hot air. Instead of prioritizing one group’s rights over another group’s rights, Skoble says governments should
Heartland Institute
added Jan 26, 2015 17:07

[Louisiana] RAINEY: A (nearly) definitive guide to New Orleans' new smoking ban

The council's unanimous vote Thursday (Jan. 22) sends the final bill to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's desk. Once he signs it, then it would go into effect in 90 days... Here's my breakdown of the new law in as simple a form as I could make it.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 23, 2015 14:47

[Louisiana] VIDEOS: New Orleans passes sweeping smoking ban

The vote was unanimous. Council members Jared Brossett and Nadine Ramsey expressed concern about not having enough information on what the economic impact of this ban would be, but ultimately decided to support it.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 23, 2015 14:42
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[Louisiana] No Smoking Allowed: New Orleans City Council passes smoking ban for bars, casinos

history in New Orleans with the City Council’s unanimous passage Thursday of an ban on indoor smoking and use of electronic cigarettes that backers described as a way to protect service industry workers and musicians from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 23, 2015 14:40

New York Joins E-Cigarette Regulation Push as Cuomo Backs Bans

joining a nationwide push to regulate electronic cigarettes by seeking to treat them like their combustible counterparts. The proposal, included in the $141.6 billion budget Cuomo submitted Wednesday, would ban the devices, which burn liquid nicotine, fr
Bloomberg News
added Jan 23, 2015 14:26
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