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[Louisiana] Smoking Cessation Trust: You Can Quit

In late 2011, the judgment in a 14 year old class action lawsuit entitled Scott v. American Tobacco Company became final. That judgment ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program to benefit more than 200,000 L
Smoking Cessation Trust
added Mar 30, 2013 15:27
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[Louisiana] Shreveport tobacco business reinvents itself in wake of federal law

Because we can't offer the machines in a retail environment, we start a nonprofit smokers association. It's a federal association not unlike the United Way, but you've got local chapters." Rollers 20 offers roll-your-own cigarette machines that can be us
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Jan 16, 2013 06:45
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Trust established to help Louisiana residents stop smoking

In late 2011, the final judgment in a 14-year-old class action lawsuit (Scott v. American Tobacco Company) ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a 10-year statewide smoking cessation program. ... In 2012, the court-established and court-supervised S
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:23
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[Alabama, Louisiana] Auburn's unlucky cigar

"How can this even be allowed?" said Joey LaHatte, who played trumpet for the Tiger Marching Band in 1999. "It's so rude and ridiculous...." NCAA fired off a nasty letter to Auburn and threatened to declare players ineligible if they did not fork over $1
AL.com
added Sep 19, 2015 17:29
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[Louisiana] Your Mail: Cigars are unhealthy, too

Yet, the public health protection this law provides from the deceitful tactics of the tobacco industry is now being threatened by a new effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to exempt many cigars from regulation. Cigars cause disease and death and,
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Mar 24, 2013 17:07
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[Louisiana] Letter: Tobacco taxes do work

research shows that every 10 percent price increase reduces youth smoking rates by 6.5 percent and overall smoking consumption by 4 percent. Young’s point concerning cigar smoking is still well taken. Many people don’t know that cigars are addictive, har
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2013 19:24
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[Louisiana] LSU Cigar Society kicks off as a registered student organization

The Cigar Society was started by international studies sophomore Geoffrey Place and electrical engineering sophomore Kyle Stevens to teach students the history and culture surrounding cigars and tobacco. “I feel like there’s a lot of views on cigars, whe
The Reveille (LSU)
added May 1, 2015 13:35
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[Louisiana] Gov. Bobby Jindal signs bills for tax exemptions, gambling

• Senate Bill 210 by state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, temporarily exempts cigars and pipe tobacco sampled at a convention from state tobacco tax. The legislation targets the International Premium Cigar and Pipe Retailers Association convention pla
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2013 19:31
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[Louisiana] La Habana Hemingway cigar bar stuck in limbo after Planning Commission denial

La Habana Hemingway cigar bar in the French Quarter remains stuck in limbo after the City Planning Commission on Tuesday (April 14) declined to tailor a way for the establishment to continue operating in a neighborhood with a moratorium on new bars.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 15, 2015 10:16
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Louisiana Rejects Premium Cigar Tax Hike

The premium cigar tax in Louisiana will remain the same after lawmakers there last week rejected an amendment on an existing cigarette tax bill that sought to also raise the tax on premium cigars.
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 16, 2015 07:45
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