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[Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas] Some ArkLaTex businesses may benefit from CVS tobacco ban

A specialty tobacco shop just around the corner from a CVS store in Bossier City, saw quite a bit of new customers flow through Wednesday. Sheila Conrad, assistant manager at the Tobacco House, isn't exactly sure where the influx has come from, but she
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Sep 4, 2014 12:37
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[Louisiana] Cigar convention searches for places to smoke after the New Orleans smoking ban

  That group is holding its 83rd annual convention in New Orleans July 17-21 — its first in the city since the smoking ban went into effect. The law was specifically written to exclude the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center... "IPCPR is working closely w
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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[Louisiana] Planning panel opposes effort to legalize French Quarter cigar bar

The City Planning Commission voted Tuesday to reject a proposal from the City Council to amend the city’s zoning ordinance to include a definition for cigar bars and make them a conditional use in French Quarter commercial districts.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 15, 2015 10:15
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[Louisiana] La Habana Hemingway cigar bar, in permit purgatory, shuts its doors

. Its owner, Sergio Cabrera, had hoped the council would carve out exceptions in city zoning laws last week to let him continue to serve drinks, a little food and a lot of cigars before the state Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control made good on its thre
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 8, 2015 09:39
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[Louisiana, Nevada] Judge dismisses second-hand smoke lawsuit against Caesars Entertainment

U.S. District Judge Sarah Vance in Louisiana last week dismissed a suit claiming Caesars Entertainment Corp. of Las Vegas was responsible for the cancer death of a dealer at its Harrah’s hotel-casino in New Orleans.
Vegas Inc
added Jul 17, 2012 07:40
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EDITORIAL: Helping Louisiana smokers quit a deadly addiction: An editorial

New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 30, 2011 00:00
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[Louisiana] Woman's funeral a 'last party' complete with beer and menthol cigarettes

A 53-year-old New Orleans woman was memorialized with a “last party” at her funeral this week, complete with beer, menthol cigarettes and a disco ball... At the funeral, Burbank was sitting at a table in a living room setting holding a menthol cigarette
FOX8 WGHP (High Point, NC)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:33
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[Louisiana] Jindal signs cigarette butt littering ban into law

Flicking a cigarette butt out of your car window could get you slapped with a hefty fine and community service. Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed into law a bill that labels cigarette butts as litter and allows the fines. The measure by Republican Rep. Patri
AP - Associated Press
added May 20, 2014 08:12
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[Louisiana] HINSON: Guest column: Antismoking people sometimes make interesting choices

Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 5, 2012 20:52
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[Louisiana] Tobacco bond refinancing done, generates $83M

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has refinanced Louisiana's tobacco settlement bonds, though the state received significantly less money than expected through the deal. Jindal's top financial adviser, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols, anno
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 7, 2013 21:16
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