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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] 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
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[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
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[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
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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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[Louisiana] Casino blames smoking ban for 2nd drop in monthly take

Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, asked the state Gaming Control Board on Thursday for support in efforts to change legal requirements that dictate how many employees the casino must hire, as well as restrictions on the land-based casino
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 19:25
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Bar owners should lead smoking ban effort

Jared Bellard, Andy Naquin, Don Bertrand, Keith Patin and William Theriot voted against the proposed ban on smoking in all bars, enabling 25 percent of the population to imperil the health of the other 75 percent....If elected leaders can’t make the righ
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Jun 10, 2015 11:21
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[Louisiana] Harrah's: Smoking ban causing revenue drop

NEW ORLEANS -- The first full month of the smoking ban at establishments such restaurants, bars and casinos hasn't helped the bottom line for Harrah's New Orleans, according to the company.
WWL-TV (LA)
added Jun 8, 2015 18:26
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[Louisiana] Smoking ban as 'doomsday' for Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge

Clements, who has owned the joint since 1994, wiped his hands over his face. "That's so sad," he said. "This is like doomsday, man. We're going to have to secede from the parish." If the smoking ban on Apr. 22 is "doomsday" for any joint, it might be fo
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 19, 2015 16:59
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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino asks New Orleans for delay in smoking ban, gets denied

City Council has refused a request from Harrah's Casino to delay the April 22 implementation of a smoking ban in bars and gambling halls. ... the casino wanted the delay so it could have more time to prepare the building and customers for the change.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2015 16:18
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