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[Louisiana] New Orleans bars preparing for smoke free ban

Two months from now, smoking will become history inside bars, casinos and clubs in New Orleans. City officials are still ironing out who will enforce the new ordinance. However, one well-known bar is already going smoke-free ahead of the April deadline.
WWL-TV (LA)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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[Louisiana] New Orleans bars preparing for smoke free ban

Two months from now, smoking will become history inside bars, casinos and clubs in New Orleans. City officials are still ironing out who will enforce the new ordinance. However, one well-known bar is already going smoke-free ahead of the April deadline.
WWL-TV (LA)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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[Louisiana] See which businesses ATC says sold alcohol, tobacco to underage customers; Carnival crackdown shows downward trend

found fewer business selling alcohol and tobacco products to underage customers during a recent Mardi Gras crackdown, as compared with a similar crackdown in 2014.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 19, 2015 22:04
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[Louisiana] VARNEY: Adults should be free to vape 'em if they've got 'em: James Varney/Friday chat

And legal they should stay. If adults want to plug in (and judging from all the electronic smoking outlets I see opening I gather they do), then we don't need the Surgeon General and the health police trying to strangle a blooming business.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Feb 13, 2015 15:07
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[Louisiana] Campus tobacco ban survey shows students mixed on new policy

University of Louisiana at Lafayette conducted a survey with mixed reviews from students. Of the 1700 students and faculty members who participated, 39 percent said the policy has been very effective in reducing secondhand smoke on campus, 41 percent sai
The Vermillion (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
added Feb 10, 2015 23:37
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[Louisiana] Students skirt around University tobacco policy with electronic cigarettes

Sylvester is the founder of Smoking Words, an organization who pushed for the University’s tobacco ban in 2014. She said students smoked fewer cigarettes in the six months since the policy hit the books, but acknowledged their electronic counterparts are
The Reveille (LSU)
added Feb 8, 2015 17:55
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[Louisiana] HINSON: Arguments around smoking debate boil down to health versus control

A problem with “do-gooder” legislation is that it picks and chooses where it is applied so that it is supported by the public who fail to see the big picture... Don’t think all this hoorah is politically motivated? It may be that those do-gooders that th
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Feb 7, 2015 19:50
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban: A just and worthy cause

That threat to entertainers as well as to restaurant and lounge-workers is what is driving Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Kenneth Boudreaux and Grammy-winning performer Chubby Carrier to press for a smoking ban in Lafayette bars. It’s a just and worthy
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Feb 7, 2015 19:41
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[Louisiana] Local hospitals join city’s tobacco awareness efforts

Together with Holden’s healthy city initiative, also know as Healthy BR, and the Louisiana campaign for Tobacco Free Living, Breathe Free was developed as an awareness campaign to promote the benefits of a tobacco-free lifestyle, according to a news rele
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 5, 2015 19:20
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[Louisiana] Mayor Mitch Landrieu ratifies New Orleans smoking ban; starts countdown

Mayor Mitch Landrieu has started the countdown for most bars, hotels and casinos across New Orleans to toss out their ashtrays. He signed the citywide ban on smoking and vaping Friday (Jan. 30), making a day in April the last to light up inside most pl
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 31, 2015 10:08
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