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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

[Louisiana] Healthcare Professionals from across the U.S. Set to Attend First Ochsner Conference on Tobacco

ealth care professionals from across the U.S. will travel to New Orleans on Friday, November 14, 2014, to attend the first Alton Ochsner Conference on Tobacco...The conference will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the late Dr. Alton Ochsner and his gro
Ochsner Health System
added Nov 11, 2014 11:19

[Louisiana] Conference about tobacco to mark 75th anniversary of 1939 publication linking tobacco, cancer

Ochsner Health System is holding a conference about tobacco to honor the 75th anniversary of its founder's groundbreaking publication linking lung cancer to smoking...Ochsner and Michael DeBakey first suggested such a link in 1939, in a journal called "Su
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 11, 2014 05:29
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[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Week returns Nov. 12

In July, District B City councilwoman LaToya Cantrell told Gambit she intended to introduce citywide smoke-free legislation this fall banning smoking in bars. Her measure followed statewide legislation, effective this August, that prohibits smoking on sta (blog)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:25

[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Ebola, flu are bad, but smoking is worse — Our view

perspective, while the majority of folks will not go near a person who might have an infectious disease, 26 percent of Louisiana adults and 12 percent of high school teens have no problem putting a well-documented cancer-causing agent in their mouth on a
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Oct 26, 2014 19:33
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