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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposal to ban smoking in N.O. bars ignites citywide debate

In a move that’s expected to set off a major debate, Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell plans to introduce legislation this week that would prohibit smoking in local barrooms and casinos — a step toward better health that scores of U.S. cities have taken in r
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 16, 2014 18:23

[Louisiana] Should smoking be allowed in New Orleans music clubs and bars?

Our columns generated hundreds of responses, including accusations that some commentators were paid propagandists for larger interests on either side of the issue. The not-so-simple question on the table remains: Should smoking be allowed in New Orleans
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 23, 2014 14:35

[Louisiana] Gov. Bobby Jindal signs new bans on smoking in public places

The bill by New Orleans Sen. David Heitmeier will ban smoking within 200 feet of entrances, exits and outdoor areas of any public or private elementary and secondary school in Louisiana. It takes effect immediately.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2014 20:40

[Louisiana] 5th Amendment trumps 1st in prosecution involving unnamed commenters

When an anonymous speaker’s First Amendment rights conflict with a criminal defendant’s right to due process under the Fifth Amendment, which constitutional protection prevails? There’s actually not a lot of precedent on how to balance those competing c
added Apr 10, 2014 10:49

[Louisiana] Smoke-free school zones proposed by local legislator

If a state legislator from Algiers has his way, walking, standing or sitting near school campuses with a lit cigarette will soon be against the law. Senator David Heitmeier, D-Algiers, wants more restrictions on where people can light up tobacco. "Ultim
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:53

'Man without a Face' warns Central Louisiana students about dangers of tobacco use

Rick Bender, who lost most of his jaw to cancer, told children attending the Youth Summit on Tobacco Prevention and Control Tuesday that he used chewing tobacco because he thought it was a safe alternative to smoking.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Oct 25, 2012 06:14

[Louisiana] Smoking sides air views

Councilman’s forum takes pulse of public on bars
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 13, 2012 11:21

Louisiana Senate rejects smoking ban extension

The Louisiana Senate has refused to prohibit smoking within 25 feet of the entrance to any building where smoking already is banned, even after the measure was limited to state-owned buildings.
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2012 01:54

[Louisiana, North Carolina] Local Man Sentenced for Trafficking in Contraband Cigarettes

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
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:21

Smoking Cessation Trust Reaches Major Milestone with More Than 50,000 Louisiana Residents Now Registered

Now in the fourth year of its 10-year program, the Smoking Cessation Trust crossed a major milestone this week by exceeding 50,000 applicants (50,014, as of March 21), who have made the commitment to do one of the hardest things they will probably ever d
The Creole
added Mar 25, 2016 22:41
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