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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 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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[Louisiana] Atty's Claim For Fees After $242M Win Kept Alive ($$)

judge on Wednesday gave the green light to an attorney who alleges that a class action litigation group owes him nearly $7 million after winning a $242 million judgment against The American Tobacco Company, finding at least a portion of his claims were ti
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34
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[Louisiana] State Health Agency Adopts Smoking Cessation App

SmartQuit app, developed by 2Morrow, will soon be free for many people in Louisana thanks to a deal with that state's health department. There are a ton of smoking cessation apps out but, like many areas of digital health, quantity does not mean quality
MedPage Today
added Jul 17, 2016 15:10
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[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.
Casino.org
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09
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[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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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Save lives, raise cigarette tax by $1.25 — Our View

The Louisiana Legislature has a rare opportunity to reduce the current budget deficit while at the same time improving the health of Louisiana citizens. The trouble is, they are afraid to do it. Wait — the story gets better. Based on a poll of registere
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Feb 29, 2016 01:19
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Report: Louisiana spends fraction of suggested amount on anti-smoking initiatives; overall efforts rated poor

“The tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their lethal products, so it is critical that Louisiana step up its efforts to protect our kids from tobacco addiction and help smokers quit,” Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for T
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 9, 2015 16:51
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