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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

“_____ 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

[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

[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

[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Ordinance

This ordinance protects the public’s health by reducing exposure to secondhand smoke and encouraging smokers to quit. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. It causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases (such
City of New Orleans
added Apr 27, 2015 14:06

[Louisiana] New Orleans bars preparing for smoke free ban

Two months from now, smoking will become history inside bars, casinos and clubs in New Orleans. City officials are still ironing out who will enforce the new ordinance. However, one well-known bar is already going smoke-free ahead of the April deadline.
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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