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[Louisiana] Casino blames smoking ban for 2nd drop in monthly take

Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, asked the state Gaming Control Board on Thursday for support in efforts to change legal requirements that dictate how many employees the casino must hire, as well as restrictions on the land-based casino
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 19:25
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[Louisiana] Harrah’s New Orleans revenues down again, official blames smoking ban as gamblers flock to riverboat casinos to puff and play

It marked the second straight month since people were forbidden to smoke inside that the state’s largest land-based casino reported a significant decline in revenue. “It’s a tough situation,” Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, told state
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 25, 2015 19:11
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[Louisiana] Should Baton Rouge ban smoking in local bars and casinos, like New Orleans?

Lindsay Turner American Cancer Society community representative “Yes” / Wade DutyWade Duty Executive director, Louisiana Casino Association “No”
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jul 22, 2015 19:20
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$129,000 in Grants Awarded Across Louisiana By Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

“Community Advocacy Grants are an important part of TFL’s efforts to counter the tobacco industry’s predatory marketing to young people, educate communities on the dangers of tobacco use and smoking, promote free cessation resources that will eventually
KTVE NBC 10 & KARD FOX 14
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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[Louisiana] Locals divided over state's new cigarette tax increase

Houma-Thibodaux residents have mixed opinions about a 50-cent-per-pack increase in the state's sales tax on cigarettes that took effect last week. Some say the tax makes smokers shoulder an unfair share of the state's financial problems. Others debate w
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jul 5, 2015 20:22
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[Louisiana] She's smoking! Emma Roberts puffs on cigarette as she flashes lacy bra during break on New Orleans set

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 14:11
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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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