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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] Bill to make bars, casinos smoke-free still being worked out

A statewide measure to prohibit smoking in bars, casinos and sports arenas is still on the back burner as one Acadian lawmaker is working to ensure businesses aren’t harmed. Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Opelousas, postponed House Bill 881 — an effort to protec
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 18, 2018 13:25
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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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[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
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[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.
WWL-TV (LA)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05
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[Louisiana] Mayor Mitch Landrieu ratifies New Orleans smoking ban; starts countdown

Mayor Mitch Landrieu has started the countdown for most bars, hotels and casinos across New Orleans to toss out their ashtrays. He signed the citywide ban on smoking and vaping Friday (Jan. 30), making a day in April the last to light up inside most pl
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 31, 2015 10:08
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