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[Louisiana] Cigar convention searches for places to smoke after the New Orleans smoking ban

  That group is holding its 83rd annual convention in New Orleans July 17-21 — its first in the city since the smoking ban went into effect. The law was specifically written to exclude the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center... "IPCPR is working closely w
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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[Louisiana] Letters: Harrah’s claims of financial losses to New Orleans’ smoke-free ordinance are outweighed by the dangers of secondhand smoke

As the director of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living and a career public health and tobacco control evaluator and advocate, I’m surprised that an organization like Harrah’s, who proudly promotes its community support and employee health bene
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2015 19:35
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Louisiana Rejects Premium Cigar Tax Hike

The premium cigar tax in Louisiana will remain the same after lawmakers there last week rejected an amendment on an existing cigarette tax bill that sought to also raise the tax on premium cigars.
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 16, 2015 07:45
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[Louisiana] James Gill: Healthy lifestyle a blow to Harrah’s, New Orleans

Harrah’s did lobby for permission to establish a separate area for smokers, which, in the land of the free, seemed a reasonable compromise and a concession to fiscal prudence. But the council remained determined to enforce a healthy lifestyle, even if it
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 14, 2015 09:58
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Bar owners should lead smoking ban effort

Jared Bellard, Andy Naquin, Don Bertrand, Keith Patin and William Theriot voted against the proposed ban on smoking in all bars, enabling 25 percent of the population to imperil the health of the other 75 percent....If elected leaders can’t make the righ
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Jun 10, 2015 11:21
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[Louisiana] Legal age for e-cigarettes should be 21, American Medical Association says

adopted a new policy calling for greater regulatory oversight of the e-cigarettes, including setting the minimum age at 21, requiring nicotine to be packaged in child-resistant containers and urging strict enforcement of laws that would prohibit sale of t
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 9, 2015 17:18
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[Louisiana] Harrah's: Smoking ban causing revenue drop

NEW ORLEANS -- The first full month of the smoking ban at establishments such restaurants, bars and casinos hasn't helped the bottom line for Harrah's New Orleans, according to the company.
WWL-TV (LA)
added Jun 8, 2015 18:26
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[Louisiana] Bars' lawsuit against New Orleans smoking ban flames out

Orleans Civil District Judge Robin Giarrusso Wednesday (June 3) shot down their arguments that the law was too vague to implement and that the council hadn't followed the proper regulations when they unanimously approved it in January.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 4, 2015 12:48
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax hike healthy choice for state — Our View

HB 119 didn't seek to flip Louisiana from the bottom of the chart to the top, it simply aimed for the national average. That doesn't seem to be setting the bar too high. In contrast, the amended version is clearly too low.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added May 31, 2015 07:42
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[Louisiana] Board rejects proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing complexes

A proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing apartments died before it reached a vote today. The proposal was introduced by Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority board member Gordon Landry. It sought to ban smoking in all apartments and common ar
Houma (LA) Courier
added May 28, 2015 22:54
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