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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

[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 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

[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

[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
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34

[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

[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.
added Apr 20, 2016 15:09

[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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