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[Louisiana] City Park’s proposed smoking ban at Storyland and City Putt splits board

The first draft of City Park’s proposed smoking ban would only apply to Storyland and City Putt, but it drew a wide range of reactions from park commissioners — some who wanted to ban smoking across the entire park, and some who wanted no ban at all. Th (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 28, 2015 18:28
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[Louisiana] Next governor must speed coastal restoration: poll

An amendment dedicating 20 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the state's tobacco lawsuit settlement to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Fund was approved by 79 percent of voters.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 21, 2015 19:52

[Alabama, Louisiana] Auburn's unlucky cigar

"How can this even be allowed?" said Joey LaHatte, who played trumpet for the Tiger Marching Band in 1999. "It's so rude and ridiculous...." NCAA fired off a nasty letter to Auburn and threatened to declare players ineligible if they did not fork over $1
added Sep 19, 2015 17:29

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Louisiana’s trade interests are embroiled in tobacco-state politics rules, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership is the best hope

Whether it’s rice in Louisiana or sugar beets in Minnesota or tobacco in Kentucky, there are literally tons of products that mean livelihoods and benefit local economies. We want a trade deal that allows sale of these products across the world.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Sep 14, 2015 02:11

[Louisiana] Travel Troubleshooter: Hertz smelled smoke where none existed

Did someone smoke in your car? Maybe. But it could have happened anytime, including after you returned your vehicle or after the next renter returned the vehicle. Hertz really needs to document an incident like this better. And it should have been prepar
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 6, 2015 19:45

[Louisiana, Nevada] LETTER: Harrah's New Orleans article blowing smoke

Stutz writing that a smoke-free law is more devastating than Hurricane Katrina is highly offensive to the true victims of that horrible storm. Mr. Stutz should apologize ... seems to care about corporations substantially more than people.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Aug 24, 2015 07:16

[Louisiana] Loyola U.-New Orleans wants to protect students from themselves

The policy was promoted through an informational campaign called “Let’s Share Clean Air,” and was “inspired by the Jesuit commitment to cura personalis, or ‘care of the entire person’.” Tweet This "At Loyola, we are committed to providing a safe, hea
Campus Reform (Leadership Institute)
added Aug 17, 2015 12:32

[Louisiana] Letters: New Orleans ban on smoking in bars, casinos already is paying dividends

Here in Louisiana, it costs businesses $2.49 billion in smoking-caused productivity losses each year, and the state pays close to $1.9 billion in annual health care costs directly caused by smoking. The fact that this law is reducing the harmful effects
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 7, 2015 05:10

[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:20

[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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