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Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JADALLAH SAED age 31, of Gretna, was sentenced yesterday after previously pleading guilty to one count of trafficking in counterfeit cigarettes. U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt sentenced SAED to
Dec 21, 2017 US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:21
A Nevada lawyer may move forward with a lawsuit claiming he is owed $6.72 million after he was cut out of his share of $114 million in attorneys' fees in a class action against major tobacco companies, a federal judge has ruled.
Mar 3, 2017 Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:54
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
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
Jan 31, 2015 New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jan 31, 2015 10:08
[Louisiana] Healthcare Professionals from across the U.S. Set to Attend First Ochsner Conference on Tobacco
ealth care professionals from across the U.S. will travel to New Orleans on Friday, November 14, 2014, to attend the first Alton Ochsner Conference on Tobacco...The conference will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the late Dr. Alton Ochsner and his gro
Nov 10, 2014 Ochsner Health System
added Nov 11, 2014 11:19
The Maple Leaf Bar is participating in the first annual Smoke-Free Week in New Orleans in advance of going permanently smoke-free this fall.
Jul 22, 2014 New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jul 22, 2014 17:07