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[Louisiana] Ken Carter, political strategist and BOLD founder, dies

He stared down the seemingly invincible legal and financial power of Big Tobacco and helped win a landmark, $206-billion settlement with tobacco interests, including $4.4 million for Louisiana’s anti-smoking programs and Medicaid treatment reimbursements
Louisiana Weekly
added Aug 14, 2018 02:36
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[Louisiana] Public housing residents cope with smoking ban

Since the apartment complex banned smoking July 1, Crochet now often finds herself grouped together with several other residents on benches outside the building to smoke. The smoking ban at Bayou Towers is part of a nationwide rule that went into effect
Houma (LA) Courier
added Aug 6, 2018 14:45
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[Louisiana] New Orleans lawyer Ken Carter passes away at 74

Carter was also one of the attorneys involved in a Louisiana lawsuit against tobacco companies. He represented the plaintiffs and helped secure smoking cessation programs for people in the state.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Aug 4, 2018 18:53
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[Louisiana] Woman with stage 4 lung cancer said she had no symptoms after smoking for 39 years

Setliff said, "A lot of times they call it the silent killer because you don't know and had she not had that stent put in, we probably wouldn't have known, but there were signs we missed. She stayed nauseated and dizzy but we thought it was from other th
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:16
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[Louisiana] HUD bans smoking in public housing for Baton Rouge residents

As of July 1st, people living in Baton Rouge public housing are not allowed to smoke inside their home. Smokers will have to be at least 25 feet away from the property. "It stinks, it's an awful smell, said Marjorie Mackson. Mackson lives at Capitol Squ
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:25
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[Louisiana] Residents upset with smoking ban in public housing

At the public housing unit on Kattie Drive in Lafayette, residents are free to smoke on their front porches but in just a few weeks that is something that will change. "If that's the rules I guess you can't smoke in public housing. You've got to got go
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:22
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[Louisiana] Baton Rouge smoking ban now in effect; here's where you can, can't light up

The Metro Council approved the smoking ban in August but set it up so the law wouldn’t take effect until June 1. That way, bars and casinos had a 10-month period to build outdoor areas where patrons could smoke. Phil Brady’s owner Joe Hall said he banne
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 4, 2018 21:54
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[Louisiana] When you can't smoke, why not try quitting?

From the Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists at Ochsner, which offers a comprehensive program free to those who qualify, come these five tips to help you quit: 1. Know that quitting smoking is a journey with a lifestyle change and not a single event
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 4, 2018 16:03
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New ordinance prohibits smoking in Louisiana bars and casinos

As of June 1, 2018, it is illegal to smoke in Louisiana bars, sports arenas and casinos. The new ordinance extended the 2007 statewide-smoke free law to now include previously exempt businesses, such as bars and casinos the right to breathe clean air.
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Louisiana] Ban on smoking in Baton Rouge bars, casinos take effect June 1

Come June 1, you'll no longer be allowed to light up inside Baton Rouge area bars and casinos. Metro council members approved the ban on smoking last summer, but it's only now taking effect. Advocates who pushed for the ban say about 3,000 workers in th
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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