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

Altria Group, Inc.
added Jun 28, 2011 00:00
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LOUISIANA WORKPLACE SMOKING BAN WITHDRAWN

A proposal to ban smoking in all workplaces in the state of Louisiana has been withdrawn by its sponsor, Rep. Dustin Miller (D-Opelousas) after failing to get enough support from his legislative colleagues. In its place, the body unanimously passed House
HalfWheel
added May 30, 2018 13:34
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Louisiana Attorney General Warns of Tobacco Settlement Scam

Louisiana's attorney general is warning residents not to believe online ads that say people can receive money from a settlement reached between states and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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[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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