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Tobacco Control Organizations in Louisiana Celebrate World No Tobacco Day 2016

Gonzales (LA) Weekly Citizen
added Jun 1, 2016 20:00

[Louisiana] State fire marshal warns of e-cigarette dangers

An increasing number of Louisiana citizens who have smoked tobacco-laden products are embracing “vaping,” ...growing concerns surrounding the rising numbers of incidents where the practice, which requires the use of a battery-powered “cigarette” device
Shreveport (LA) Times
added May 26, 2016 07:58

how new orleans became a smoke-free model for louisiana

When the New Orleans city government failed to tackle the tobacco issue, the coalition decided to come at it from the private sector. Members of the coalition courted DJs, bartenders, wait staff and business owners, and convinced them to host “smoke-free
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 23, 2016 22:44

[Louisiana] Harrah’s New Orleans Blames Cigarette Ban for Declining Revenues, Pennsylvania Casinos Set Record

Harrah’s New Orleans says the cigarette ban imposed by the city a year ago this week has negatively impacted its gambling revenues and needs to be held accountable for the casino’s downward spiral.
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09

[Louisiana] Grace period ends and smoking ban goes into full effect

During the fall semester, there was a grace period allotted for students and staff to get accustomed to a tobacco-free campus. The grace period was lifted in Febraury 2016. According to Loyola’s “Frequently Asked Questions” press release, students and fa
The Maroon (Loyola University)
added Apr 16, 2016 10:44

[Louisiana] Smoking ban proposal for Baton Rouge bars and casinos was overreaching, council members say

After months of campaigning to abolish smoking from bars and casinos in East Baton Rouge Parish, the Smoke-free EBR coalition came up one vote short at Wednesday’s council meeting. Some of the six members who voted against the ban say they do not believe
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Apr 14, 2016 21:47

[Louisiana] VIDEO: Extended smoke ban fails before EBR Metro Council with 6-6 vote

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council failed to pass a new smoking ordinance that would have banned smoking in all city-parish bars, casinos and restaurants. The current ordinance on the books in the parish prohibits smoking in public places and around pu
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46

[Louisiana] Metro Council narrowly rejects smoking ban for bars, casinos; long debate touches on health, morality, business climate

A monthslong campaign to ban smoking in Baton Rouge’s casinos and bars was extinguished Wednesday, when the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council came one vote short of passing the ordinance. A 2½-hour debate about the pros and cons of banning smoking a
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 14, 2016 16:52

[Louisiana] VIDEO: Metro Council kills smoking ban proposal

Baton Rouge Metro Council killed a proposal that would have banned smoking in all businesses, including bars and casinos.
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:17

[Louisiana] Smoke-free EBR coalition has spent roughly $300K in advertising to push for full smoking ban

In the six months since it began campaigning to make East Baton Rouge Parish completely smoke-free, the Smoke-free EBR coalition has spent roughly $300,000 on a media campaign to educate residents about the dangers of secondhand smoke, coalition member L
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Apr 4, 2016 17:56
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