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[Louisiana] Smoking officially snuffed out: Mayor Broome signs Baton Rouge indoor smoking ban into law

Broome ceremoniously signed an ordinance banning smoking in East Baton Rouge bars and casinos Thursday afternoon. "It took years of hard work ... to pass this ordinance," Broome said at an official signing event where she stood with fellow politicians an
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 17, 2017 19:41
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[Louisiana] Two Former Local Law Enforcement Officers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes in a Cigarette Trafficking Conspiracy, Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty

The former New Orleans Police officers previously pled guilty to accepting bribes in furtherance of the conspiracy to traffic in contraband cigarettes. Additionally, a co-defendant, ATALLA ATALLA, a/k/a TOMMY, age 40, of Wilmington, North Carolina, pled
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:52
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[Louisiana] Housing Authority drafts No-Smoking policy

The DeRidder Housing Authority will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 to receive comments or concerns regarding its proposed No-Smoking policy. The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced last November that a smoking ban would go in
Beauregard (LA) Daily News
added Nov 16, 2017 15:29
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[Louisiana] Housing Authority drafts No-Smoking policy

The DeRidder Housing Authority will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Nov. 27 to receive comments or concerns regarding its proposed No-Smoking policy. The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced last November that a smoking ban would go in
Plaquemine (LA) Post
added Nov 16, 2017 01:01
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[Louisiana] BUNKIE ASKED TO CONSIDER SMOKING BAN ORDINANCE

A group supporting a smoke-free environment has asked Bunkie officials to consider banning smoking in and around most businesses in the municipality. Mayor Mike Robertson said he has not decided if he will present a no-smoking ordinance to the City Counc
Avoyelles (LA) Journal
added Nov 10, 2017 17:24
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Former Local Law Enforcement Officer Sentenced for Accepting a Bribe to Protect a Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Scheme

According to court documents, PARTMAN, along with JUSTIN BROWN and JOSHUA CARTHON, all local law enforcement officers at the time of the Indictment, were utilized to protect and transport the shipment of contraband cigarettes across state lines. Co-defe
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:59
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[Louisiana] Pipe Maker Sues Tobacco Shop For Copyright Infringement ($$)

A glass pipe maker on Sept. 21 filed suit in Louisiana federal court, claiming that a tobacco shop sold counterfeit versions of its pipe and used its trademarked brand without its permission (SREAM Inc. v. Tine Forte Carville, No. 3:17-cv-00667, M.D. La.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:21
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[Louisiana] VEDROS: Smoking banned but not stopped

My problem comes when the guy next to me in class decides to pull out his e-cig and puff away like a steam locomotive. Either way, it’s a give-and-take issue. He has the right to smoke, but I have the right to clean air, especially in the classroom.
UNO Driftwood: The student news site of the University of New Orleans
added Sep 17, 2017 20:15
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[Louisiana] Only the music will smoke at Cowboys

An unexpected crowd of 400 packed the club for Smoke-Free Zydeco Sunday with Geno Delafose and French Rockin’ Boogie. Parking overflowed to a retail lot across the street. Management had doubted that a smoke-free venue could work. "That’s what made me
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Sep 14, 2017 01:16
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[Louisiana] Newsmaker of the Week: Smoke-free East Baton Rouge

After months of hand-wringing, Baton Rouge finally passed a ban on smoking in bars and casinos this week, joining Lafayette, New Orleans and an increasing number of other U.S. cities. Bar and casino owners saw the writing on the wall early on in the pro
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Aug 13, 2017 01:38
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