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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.
added Jul 17, 2012 19:50

[Louisiana] Declining tobacco sales concern for the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation

The declining sales of cigarettes were named as the reason for recent decrease in assets held by the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC). A recent financial statement presented to its board noted that total assets had decreased from $145 mil
The Louisiana Record
added Apr 12, 2017 19:32

[Louisiana] Ouachita Parish bans tobacco, e-cigarettes in bars, bingo halls

Ouachita Parish Police Jury approved a 100 percent smoke-free ordinance that prohibits smoking in bars and bingo halls. The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living provided information to the Police Jury and cities of Monroe and West Monroe to help cr
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Oct 8, 2013 14:22

[Louisiana] Smokers in LA could soon have to shell out more cash for cigarettes

The cigarette proposal would increase the state's tax from 36 cents, to $1.41 per pack. Eyewitness News Political Analyst Clancy DuBos believes that will be well received, but questions remain, he says, on other parts of the sales tax plan.
added Mar 18, 2013 04:55

[Louisiana] La. bans use of welfare money on tobacco, liquor

Louisiana's social services department has banned the spending of welfare money on cigarettes, alcohol and lottery tickets. The new regulations were issued Friday by the Department of Children and Family Services. They also include restrictions that proh
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2013 01:27

[Louisiana] Bernard v. Scott Litigation Group: ORDER AND REASONS (PDF)

IT IS ORDERED that the Defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings with respect to Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is GRANTED. The Plaintiff’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37

[Louisiana] James Gill: Healthy lifestyle a blow to Harrah’s, New Orleans

Harrah’s did lobby for permission to establish a separate area for smokers, which, in the land of the free, seemed a reasonable compromise and a concession to fiscal prudence. But the council remained determined to enforce a healthy lifestyle, even if it
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 14, 2015 09:58

Tobacco settlement sale has little traction among Louisiana legislators

iana House members have shown little appetite for the administration’s plan to sell the remainder of what the tobacco companies owe. The House has not moved legislation that would allow the administration to cash in the remaining years of annual payments
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 27, 2015 02:30

[Louisiana] Where Can You Still Smoke in a Bar in the U.S.?

20 states were without statewide laws banning smoking. Some of them, like Kentucky, are pushing for bans; most already have citywide and countywide bans. The exceptions are Pennsylvania, Nevada, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Virginia...what do Yelp users say a
added Apr 22, 2015 18:31

[Louisiana] Seaman's widow files lawsuit over husband's exposure to asbestos, cigarettes and tobacco

Davalie was constantly exposed to asbestos friable fibers, causing him to breathe into his system carcinogenic asbestos dust. The various defendants are accused of maintaining each respective vessel in an unsafe, unseaworthy condition causing the crewmen
The Louisiana Record
added Jun 17, 2013 12:32
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