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[Louisiana] State police expect New Orleans to lose millions if smoking ban is passed

Representatives presenting the report to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board..."I do believe the board has a responsibility since it is our duty under the law to promote economic development through gaming in this state -- and gaming huge footprint in New
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 19, 2014 02:14

[Louisiana] Letter: Secondhand smoke is public health risk

I have been a cardiothoracic surgeon for over 30 years... James Gill seems to imply that the facts concerning the harmful effects of secondhand smoke to be “junk science” when he says “If secondhand smoke is the hazard it is alleged to be ...” The scien
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 14, 2014 20:21

[Louisiana] Lung cancer not just a ‘smoker’s disease’

Local family promotes lung cancer awareness after non-smoking son diagnosed with stage four cancer... The two federal agencies providing most of the research money fund breast cancer research at a rate of $26,398 per death while spending $1,442 per lung
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Dec 4, 2014 20:11

[Louisiana] James Gill: Anti-smoking movement gets puritanical

Not all authorities agree that secondhand smoke is quite as lethal as advertised. The Cato Institute, for example, suggests that "junk science" underpins many of the claims made by the anti-tobacco campaign, and it is not in the zealot's nature to unders
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 4, 2014 07:42


The ordinance would ban smoking (defined to include vaping or e-cigs as well) in a large part of the city; so it might be easier to talk about where smoking wouldn’t be illegal. Puffing will be permitted in private homes, any retail tobacco business or
Nola Defender
added Nov 22, 2014 16:45

[Louisiana] Holy Smokes: Anti-smoking legislation in New Orleans; Cessation Program

in recognition of this year’s Great American Smokeout on November 20, theSmoking Cessation Trust(SCT) is encouraging Louisianans to quit cigarettes forever by utilizing the free products and services it provides. The Great American Smokeout was created in
Bayou Buzz
added Nov 19, 2014 15:14

[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Week 2.0: New Orleans | Events | Healthier Air For All

MONDAY, 11/17: Smoke-free Secondline/Rally through the downtown streets of New Orleans raising awareness for the need for 100% smoke-free workplaces for our bar and gaming facility employees, as well as our beloved entertainers, led by the Hot 8 Brass Ba
Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:07

[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposal to ban smoking in N.O. bars ignites citywide debate

In a move that’s expected to set off a major debate, Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell plans to introduce legislation this week that would prohibit smoking in local barrooms and casinos — a step toward better health that scores of U.S. cities have taken in r
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 16, 2014 18:23

[Louisiana] Smoke-free event begins in New Orleans, angering some after proposed ordinance announced

"Smoke-Free Week 2.0" kicked off Wednesday. According to organizers, the event is a health initiative designed to raise awareness of the risks of secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace. It's an effort that some support, while others have voiced thei
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Nov 12, 2014 21:02

[Louisiana] New Orleans to kick off Smoke-Free Week 2.0 at City Hall

Looking to draw attention to the effects of secondhand smoke in workplaces, New Orleans officials are kicking off "Smoke-Free Week 2.0" today on the steps of City Hall. City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who is spearheading an effort to restrict smoking
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Nov 12, 2014 12:08
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