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[Louisiana] Club owners build smoking patios ahead of smoking ban

Smoking laws in Lafayette are about to change. Beginning in a little over two weeks, folks will not be allowed to smoke inside bars, clubs and other public spaces in the city of Lafayette and in the unincorporated parts of Lafayette Parish. According to
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Louisiana] Letters: Support smoke-free ordinance

As a representative of Louisiana’s entertainment industry, let me give an enthusiastic vote of support for the proposed smoke-free ordinance for Baton Rouge. I’m a full-time musician. Like all young entertainers, I had to take work wherever I could. Man
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 3, 2017 14:41
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Put it out: Louisiana expands smoking ban for K-12 schools, 'school property'

Louisiana's ban on smoking in elementary and secondary school buildings has been expanded to include a campus' playgrounds, school buses and other school property. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed the expansion legislation by Republican Rep. Frank Hoffma
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2017 21:30
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[Louisiana] Metro Council wants more answers, defers bar, casino smoking ban vote until August

The push to ban smoking in Baton Rouge's bars and casinos died and was resurrected within the course of a few minutes Wednesday night, but Capital City residents will have to wait until Aug. 9 before knowing whether smoking will be permanently snuffed ou
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 29, 2017 09:18
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[Louisiana] McCOLLISTER: ‘Business Report’ Publisher: Metro Council should approve smoking ban

Here in Baton Rouge, it’s time for bars and casinos to join the smoke-free zone. The Metro Council will consider such a measure at its meeting this evening and, frankly, with seven co-sponsors of the proposal, it’s expected to pass. That said, every coun
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jun 29, 2017 09:09
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[California, Louisiana] What happens if the smoking age is raised?

Tommy talks with Stanton Glantz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education at the University of California San Francisco, about raising the smoking age to 21 and the dangers of smoking.
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:04
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Lafayette smoking ban to go into effect August 1

Starting August 1, bars and entertainment venues in Lafayette will implement a new smoking ban. Smoking will be prohibited in Lafayette bars, clubs, and gaming facilities. Patrons of bars in Lafayette will still be allowed to smoke in outside patios are
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:32
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[Louisiana] Mandeville considers ban on smoking in bars

Mandeville would join a growing number of Louisiana cities that prohibit smoking in bars under an ordinance being considered by the City Council. Because smoking is already banned indoors at establishments that serve both food and alcohol, the law would
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[Louisiana] Here's why medical professionals say you shouldn't vape to replace smoking

"You are trading off the tar, carbon monoxide and you are switching it for propylene glycol and some questionable flavoring and other metals as well as the nicotine," Carter says. "Overall, you don’t know the effects of the other chemicals because there
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 12, 2017 14:08
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Ordinance could ban smoking in EBR bars and casinos

Ban supporter and Councilwoman Chauna Banks believes this time they have the votes. “We have a responsibility as a city-parish government to ensure that all our citizens have an opportunity to have a good time but also in a safe, smoke-free environment,
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:04
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