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[Louisiana] Bill to make bars, casinos smoke-free still being worked out

A statewide measure to prohibit smoking in bars, casinos and sports arenas is still on the back burner as one Acadian lawmaker is working to ensure businesses aren’t harmed. Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Opelousas, postponed House Bill 881 — an effort to protec
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 18, 2018 13:25
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Louisiana bars, casinos, sports arenas could be smoke free if this bill passes

If Opelousas Democratic Rep. Dustin Miller succeeds in clearing committees and both chambers, Louisiana would soon be the first Southern state to have a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. He sidestepped a vote last week on his House Bill 881 and pr
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 17, 2018 18:59
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Vote on Louisiana smoking ban pushed to next week

A proposal to expand a no-smoking policy to casinos, bars and entertainment venues across the state has been deferred for a week, after opponents questioned whether the bill would unintentionally lead to the closure of some businesses. The measure (HB 8
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 17, 2018 16:10
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Smoke-free Louisiana act to be introduced at the State Capitol

Just last week, state officials launched a campaign to persuade legislators to say yes to a policy that would make all of Louisiana's workplaces, including bars and casinos smoke-free. On Thursday, April 9 at 9 a.m., numerous organizations and advocates
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:46
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Proposed bill would make all Louisiana bars, casinos smoke-free

That is, if the Legislature passes a House bill. Proponents say it would protect patrons and workers from secondhand smoke, but those opposed say it could hurt business. Days from now, HB 881 will head to the Health and Welfare Committee for consideratio
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:40
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposed bill bans smoking in all workplaces statewide

Several cities in the state have already passed laws of their own, but Representative Miller is hoping to take it a step further by banning smoking in all workplaces statewide. He says that Louisianans are losing loved ones from diseases that are prevent
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:19
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VIDEO: Should smoking be banned in more areas in Louisiana?

Tommy talks with Mike Rogers, the CEO of the Smoking Cessation Trust, about an effort to expand Louisiana's smoke-free act.
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:17
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Proposal could force all Louisiana bars and gaming facilities to go smoke-free

A measure that will be introduced Tuesday (April 3) by Representative Dustin Miller calls for a statewide comprehensive smoke-free policy that would make all workplaces, including bars, casinos and gaming facilities smoke-free
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Louisiana] Shreveport might ban smoking in bars; some owners say that would hurt business

Tiki Bar manager Allison North says she's not overly concerned that Shreveport officials are discussing a ban on smoking in bars. "They've always been talking about it, as far as I know, every year when the ordinance comes up." (Source: KSLA News 12)
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Mar 28, 2018 13:29
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: How some foods can help you quit smoking

Part of the program is teaching patients how to cope with and curb cravings. St. Germain explains your diet can play a big role in replacing what your body craves from cigarettes. For example, smoking can release the "feel good" chemical, serotonin. You
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:53
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