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[Louisiana] Kink in plan to sell tobacco settlement

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne on Thursday threw a crimp into the Jindal administration’s plan to sell the remaining portion of the tobacco settlement monies by recalling that the state’s voters nine years ago overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment th
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 20, 2015 13:06

[Louisiana] RAINEY: A (nearly) definitive guide to New Orleans' new smoking ban

The council's unanimous vote Thursday (Jan. 22) sends the final bill to Mayor Mitch Landrieu's desk. Once he signs it, then it would go into effect in 90 days... Here's my breakdown of the new law in as simple a form as I could make it.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 23, 2015 14:47

[Louisiana] Smoking ban debate heats up in City Hall

Debate among bar owners, musicians, health advocates and e-cig vendors and smokers ignited a three-hour meeting, with a crowd spilling outside council chambers and several people shouting for a chance to speak when time for public comment ran out. Musici
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Jan 7, 2015 22:16

[Louisiana] State police expect New Orleans to lose millions if smoking ban is passed

Representatives presenting the report to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board..."I do believe the board has a responsibility since it is our duty under the law to promote economic development through gaming in this state -- and gaming huge footprint in New
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 19, 2014 02:14

[Louisiana] Tobacco bond refinance savings halved due to rising interest rates

State Treasurer John Kennedy, shown here in November 2008, is urging the administration to delay a major tobacco settlement bond refinancing until financial markets are in a more favorable position
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 27, 2013 12:26

[Louisiana] VIDEO EXTRA Still smoking? You probably want to quit

A state and national campaign emphasizes that talking with your doctor is one of the best things you can do.
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jun 2, 2013 19:39

[Louisiana] Perique Tobacco: Choctaw Tradition

According to Gun and Garden, the Choctaws fermented the tobacco in hollow logs. Today it is typically aged in oak whiskey barrels for at least a year. The name is misleading attributed to Pierre “Perique” Chenet, who learned this technique from the Choc
Indian Country Today
added May 21, 2013 13:42

[Louisiana] AG: Dispute may hit TOPS

A dispute involving state compliance with a tobacco settlement agreement could cost the state $140 million in the next budget year, including some funding that goes to TOPS, the state’s free college tuition program, state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 13, 2012 15:28

[Louisiana] U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of Scott Case

Altria Group, Inc.
added Jun 28, 2011 00:00

[Louisiana] Lafayette bans smoking in bars

Tonight, the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved an ordinance to ban smoking in bars. At tonight’s council meeting, the public shared their views on the ordinance for about half an hour, before the council eventually approved the ban with a vote of 7
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Apr 19, 2017 14:08
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