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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

[Louisiana] Baton Rouge smoking ban now in effect; here's where you can, can't light up

The Metro Council approved the smoking ban in August but set it up so the law wouldn’t take effect until June 1. That way, bars and casinos had a 10-month period to build outdoor areas where patrons could smoke. Phil Brady’s owner Joe Hall said he banne
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 4, 2018 21:54

[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 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

[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

[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

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

[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

[Louisiana] Lit cigarette, oxygen machine causes fatal fire

Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Oct 10, 2012 17:39

[Louisiana] Attorney alleges he was part of a class-action suit and deserves compensation

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
The Louisiana Record
added Feb 24, 2016 09:44

[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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