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[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
Newsweek
added Apr 22, 2015 18:31
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[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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[Louisiana] Tobacco Lovers Discover Mystique of Perique

Perique’s spicy, earthy flavor, imparted during curing in oak barrels, has gained new favor. ... In 2000, American Spirit introduced a perique cigarette, giving Mr. Martin the consistent buyer he needed. Over the years, American Spirit and its perique b
New York Times
added May 5, 2013 11:52
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[Louisiana] Two years after Jindal fought cigarette tax renewal, he's considering his own tobacco tax hike

The Jindal administration has floated the idea to lawmakers for the coming legislative session that begins in April, as part of the Republican governor's proposed rewrite of the state tax code.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 5, 2013 17:56
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New ordinance prohibits smoking in Louisiana bars and casinos

As of June 1, 2018, it is illegal to smoke in Louisiana bars, sports arenas and casinos. The new ordinance extended the 2007 statewide-smoke free law to now include previously exempt businesses, such as bars and casinos the right to breathe clean air.
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Local Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes

Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JADALLAH SAED age 31, of Gretna, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to one count of trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes. U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced SAED to
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:21
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[Louisiana] Tobacco settlement fund takes a hit

The cause: fewer cigarettes being bought. Nearly every state in the U.S. receives money – $140 million from lawsuits filed against tobacco companies annually and in perpetuity in settlement revenues from the federal government after winning a 1999 lawsui
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[Louisiana] ARCHIVE: Scalia's pro-tobacco order tossed by high court

singlehandedly blocked a state court order requiring the tobacco companies to pay $270 million to start a smoking cessation program in Louisiana..."I think it reasonably probable that four justices will vote to grant certiorari," Scalia said, using the le
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 13, 2016 23:45
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[Louisiana] Letter: Secondhand smoke is public health risk

I have been a cardiothoracic surgeon for over 30 years... James Gill seems to imply that the facts concerning the harmful effects of secondhand smoke to be “junk science” when he says “If secondhand smoke is the hazard it is alleged to be ...” The scien
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 14, 2014 20:21
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“On the Move” Media Campaign Launched Statewide by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

Campaign aimed at showcasing how far Louisiana has come in expanding smoke-free environments throughout the state.
PR Web
added Apr 1, 2014 17:09
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