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[Louisiana] Jindal sells Tobacco bonds, nets less money than expected

Jindal's top financial adviser, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols, announced Tuesday that the deal was done. Instead of the more than $140 million in upfront cash expected by the refinancing, the state got $83 million.
KNOE 8 News (Monroe, LA)
added Jul 3, 2013 12:16
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[Louisiana] Smoking Treatment Center offering free cessation program

in 2011, the judgment in a 14 year old class action lawsuit, "Scott v. American Tobacco Company," became final...it ordered certain tobacco companies to fund a statewide 10-year smoking cessation program for Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette befo
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Jul 13, 2016 14:14
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[Louisiana] James Gill: Anti-smoking movement gets puritanical

Not all authorities agree that secondhand smoke is quite as lethal as advertised. The Cato Institute, for example, suggests that "junk science" underpins many of the claims made by the anti-tobacco campaign, and it is not in the zealot's nature to unders
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 4, 2014 07:42
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Louisiana governor shelves tax plan

Mr Jindal ... last month proposed to phase out the corporate and individual income tax in his state, while covering the $2.4bn cost by raising the state’s sales and tobacco tax.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 9, 2013 15:52
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[Louisiana] Comprehensive Smoke-Free Ordinances Passed in Ouachita Parish, Cities of Monroe & West Monroe

The members of the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Louisiana (CTFLA) and the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL) applaud the Ouachita Parish Police Jury, the Monroe City Council and the West Monroe Board of Alderman for their recent votes in fa
PR Web
added Oct 10, 2013 02:13
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[Louisiana] Lit cigarette, oxygen machine causes fatal fire

Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Oct 10, 2012 17:39
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Bans Smoking Pretty Much Everywhere

New Orleans passed a far-reaching smoking ban on Thursday that prohibits lighting up in bars, casinos, private clubs—even in the car while waiting in line at a drive-thru.
Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 23, 2015 17:51
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Pelicans, Saints players take part in Tobacco-Free Living event

Players from the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday visited Arthur Ashe Elementary School as part of Tobacco Free Week to talk to students about the significance of living tobacco-free and how to overcome peer pressure.
NBA.com
added Dec 11, 2013 02:19
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[Louisiana] KLARE: Smoking ban on campus misguided, unfounded

It’s a classic case of tyranny of the majority. Fueled by the fact that non-smokers are the majority, our representation has been able to stifle the interests of smokers so much that it has become oppression. So, in exchange for a chance at a potential
The Reveille (LSU)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:25
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[Louisiana] Secondhand smoke suit dismissed

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against a Louisiana casino for allegedly failing to protect employees from secondhand smoke.
UPI
added Jul 17, 2012 19:50
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