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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

[Louisiana] LETTER: Libertarians Bash Ban

the Orleans Parish affiliate of Libertarian Party of Louisiana would like to express our disappointment with the recent New Orleans city council vote to pass a strict and sweeping smoking ban in private businesses. As advocates of personal and economic l
Nola Defender
added Jan 31, 2015 10:07
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu Signs Off On Smoke-Free Ordinance

The Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Louisiana (CTFLA) applauds New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the New Orleans City Council today for signing off on the historic smoke-free ordinance that passed the Council unanimously last week. Share on TwitterShare
PR Web
added Jan 31, 2015 10:04
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[Louisiana] Mayor Landrieu signs smoking ban for bars, casinos

Surrounded by public health advocates and City Council members, Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed the “Smoke-Free Air Act” into law in his office Friday. “Many of these people around this table have been leading the effort for many years to raise awareness of
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 31, 2015 10:00

[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoke break

death isn’t cool and killing your friends isn’t either. Our editorial board asks that you respect this ban and abide by it for the sake of both your health and the health of others. This citywide smoking ban is a step closer towards a safer and healthier
The Maroon (Loyola University)
added Jan 30, 2015 14:50

[Louisiana] James Gill: A smoking ban’s haze of amendments

the prohibitionist tide has grown irresistible. Now that the council has decided it knows what’s best for everybody, we must wait to be told exactly how this ordinance will achieve it. Its main provisions are clear enough, however, and the gambling indus
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 29, 2015 10:29

[Louisiana] Baton Rouge officials seek smoking ban with launch of new campaign

Mayor-President Kip Holden and other area leaders announced a campaign this week seeking to make Baton Rouge tobacco-free. The campaign, named "Breathe Free Baton Rouge," aims to ban smoking in public areas of the capital city. In addition, organizers sa
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jan 28, 2015 17:29

[Louisiana] New Orleans smoking ban prompts debate in Baton Rouge

Less than a week after New Orleans passed a local law to ban smoking in bars and casinos, some Baton Rouge medical professionals and local leaders are pushing the capital city to strike while the iron’s still hot. SPONSORED CONTENT
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 28, 2015 08:04

[Louisiana] Spanish Moon in Baton Rouge announces it will go smoke-free

Most commenters on Spanish Moon's Facebook post thanked the bar for the change, though one commenter said the bar would lose his business.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 26, 2015 22:13

[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino up for exemption from New Orleans' brand-new smoking ban

UPDATE: Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey decides Monday to pull her exemption proposal for Harrah's Casino.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 26, 2015 22:09
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