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[Louisiana] Smoke-free New Orleans?

Local bars are being encouraged to tell patrons to put their butts out this week. The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living is promoting "Smoke-Free Week" in New Orleans through Friday.
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 21, 2014 13:48

[Louisiana] An Argument Over Cigarette Butts Ends Poorly

have been arguing about the proper way to dispose cigarette butts for some time, according to police. Hunter, 45, lives upstairs in the Whitney apartment complex in Harvey, and drops the cigarette butts off his porch to Boullt's apartment below.
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added May 13, 2014 08:33

[Louisiana] Tobacco tax rise to $1.41 a pack dies

Apparent opposition Monday to increasing cigarette taxes to $1.41 a pack led Bogalusa Rep. Harold Ritchie to shelve his proposed tax increase but the issue is not dead. Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, said she will push her bills seeking an increase to 6
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Apr 23, 2013 13:19

[Louisiana] Psychiatric Hospitals Alter Rules on Patient Smoking

data suggested that people with the most serious mental illnesses die on average 25 years earlier than the general population, with many from smoking-exacerbated conditions like heart or lung disease. Now more treatment facilities are banning smoking, wi
New York Times
added Feb 7, 2013 08:12

[Louisiana, Texas] Baldwin law firm active in tobacco suit

Jury: Awards $590 million to those suing tobacco companies
Marshall (TX) News Messenger
added Jun 2, 2004 00:00

[Louisiana] Housing Authority drafts No-Smoking policy

The DeRidder Housing Authority will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 to receive comments or concerns regarding its proposed No-Smoking policy. The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced last November that a smoking ban would go in
Beauregard (LA) Daily News
added Nov 16, 2017 15:29

[Louisiana] Here's why medical professionals say you shouldn't vape to replace smoking

"You are trading off the tar, carbon monoxide and you are switching it for propylene glycol and some questionable flavoring and other metals as well as the nicotine," Carter says. "Overall, you don’t know the effects of the other chemicals because there
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 12, 2017 14:08

[Louisiana, North Carolina] 3 officers among 6 indicted for trafficking contraband cigarettes

In a federal indictment of six men, three law enforcement officers were charged Thursday with trafficking in contraband cigarettes. New Orleans police officers Justin Brown and Joshua Carthon and Orleans sheriff's deputy Garrett Partman were arrested We
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:23

[Louisiana] Picking up 52.9 Million Plastic Cigarette Butts off Beaches

That is the disgustingly large number of cigarette butts beach cleanup volunteers have collected over the past 25 years during the International Coastal Cleanup, an annual event sponsored by the Ocean Conservancy. Consistently the number one piece of li
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32

how new orleans became a smoke-free model for louisiana

When the New Orleans city government failed to tackle the tobacco issue, the coalition decided to come at it from the private sector. Members of the coalition courted DJs, bartenders, wait staff and business owners, and convinced them to host “smoke-free
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 23, 2016 22:44
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