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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
Jul 12, 2016 KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Jul 13, 2016 14:14
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.
Jul 3, 2013 KNOE 8 News (Monroe, LA)
added Jul 3, 2013 12:16
Here in Louisiana, it costs businesses $2.49 billion in smoking-caused productivity losses each year, and the state pays close to $1.9 billion in annual health care costs directly caused by smoking. The fact that this law is reducing the harmful effects
Aug 6, 2015 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 7, 2015 05:10
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
Dec 4, 2014 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 4, 2014 07:42
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.
Apr 9, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 9, 2013 15:52
[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
Oct 9, 2013 PR Web
added Oct 10, 2013 02:13
Oct 10, 2012 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Oct 10, 2012 17:39
Donald J. Bernard filed a lawsuit … against The Scott Litigation Group over claims that the defendant breached its contractual and fiduciary obligations to him....executed a promissory note in the sum of $100,000 in favor of the Castano group and the grou
Feb 24, 2016 The Louisiana Record
added Feb 24, 2016 09:44
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.
Jan 23, 2015 Washington Free Beacon
added Jan 23, 2015 17:51
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.
Dec 10, 2013 NBA.com
added Dec 11, 2013 02:19