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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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[Louisiana] DRAFT OF CANTRELL'S SMOKING BAN RELEASED

The ordinance would ban smoking (defined to include vaping or e-cigs as well) in a large part of the city; so it might be easier to talk about where smoking wouldn’t be illegal. Puffing will be permitted in private homes, any retail tobacco business or
Nola Defender
added Nov 22, 2014 16:45
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[Louisiana] Campuses take steps to ban all tobacco

Starting this week, nearly all college and university campuses in New Orleans will be tobacco-free or else moving in that direction. The policies, which ban cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco and, in some cases, electronic cigarettes, are aimed
Bayou Buzz
added Jul 26, 2014 23:22
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[Louisiana] Regular Lady Gets Awesome Funeral

With a case of Busch beer by her side, a menthol cigarette in her hand, and a disco ball flashing overhead Miriam Burbank attended her last party. Burbank’s two daughters, who call their mom Mae Mae, said she was full of life and they wanted her funeral
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:31
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[Louisiana] LSU could soon join other universities in tobacco ban

it could be totally off-limits by fall 2014. LSU would be joining the ranks of more than 400 colleges and universities nationwide already operating tobacco-free, including the LSU Health Sciences Center and Nicholls State University.
The Reveille (LSU)
added Nov 5, 2013 06:40
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[Louisiana] LETTER: Time to pass smoke-free laws

found smoke-free laws in nine states had no impact on restaurant and bar revenue. Given this compelling evidence, there is simply no excuse for elected officials not to act. It is time for all states to pass comprehensive smoke-free laws to protect worke
Monroe (LA) News-Star
added Oct 2, 2013 14:00
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“_____ Stinks!” Media Campaign Launched State-Wide By The Louisiana Campaign For Tobacco-Free Living

Campaign aimed at increasing support for smoke-free policies
PR Web
added Jun 28, 2012 17:50
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[Louisiana] Governor signs cigarette tax increase

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has signed the higher cigarette tax into law. The governor's office says Edwards signed Act 4 – HB 14 which levies an additional tax on cigarettes. The measure places an additional tax of 22¢ on each pack of 20 cigare
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:01
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[Louisiana] Smoker’s son accuses tobacco giant of wrongful death

According to the complaint, Norman was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and as a result developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases that led to her premature death on Nov. 5, 2014.
The Louisiana Record
added Dec 8, 2015 20:05
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax hike healthy choice for state — Our View

HB 119 didn't seek to flip Louisiana from the bottom of the chart to the top, it simply aimed for the national average. That doesn't seem to be setting the bar too high. In contrast, the amended version is clearly too low.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added May 31, 2015 07:42
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