Headlines Tagged with Louisiana — 1,887 headlines found
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.
Nov 5, 2013 The Reveille (LSU)
added Nov 5, 2013 06:40
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
Oct 2, 2013 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
Jun 28, 2012 PR Web
added Jun 28, 2012 17:50
The Smoking Cessation Trust was established to help fund cessation services for all Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette prior to September 1, 1988. It was the result of a 14-year-long class action lawsuit Scott v. American Tobacco Co.
May 21, 2018 WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added May 22, 2018 15:45
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
Apr 18, 2018 Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 18, 2018 13:25
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
Mar 15, 2016 WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:01
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.
Dec 8, 2015 The Louisiana Record
added Dec 8, 2015 20:05
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.
May 31, 2015 Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added May 31, 2015 07:42
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
Apr 27, 2015 City of New Orleans
added Apr 27, 2015 14:06
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.
Feb 20, 2015 WWL-TV (LA)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:05