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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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[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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[Louisiana] Tobacco-free living commercial being filmed in New Orleans area

Cameras rolled in downtown Covington Wednesday morning (March 26) with Columbia Street serving as a backdrop for a new television commercial sponsored by the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living. Filming also was scheduled for several other location
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 26, 2014 13:55
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[Louisiana] Editorial: Bars, clubs should have clean air

It's time to put an end to smoking inside bars, clubs and casinos, where the health of non-smoking employees is threatened by second-hand smoke.
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Jan 5, 2014 23:57
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[Louisiana] New Orleans smokers brace for possible quadrupling of tax

Local smokers are sounding off about Governor Bobby Jindal's new tax plan and its push to quadruple the taxes paid on a pack of cigarettes. It's just one part of a sweeping new reform package that the governor says would make Louisiana more business frie
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 16, 2013 13:52
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[Louisiana] State treasurer warns against tobacco settlement sale plans

It’s the same bad fiscal policy that’s created the current $1.6 billion “structural deficit” in the state budget, Kennedy said Wednesday. The administration proposes sale of the remaining portion of a 1998 tobacco settlement in order to generate $750 mi
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 12, 2015 12:10
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