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$129,000 in Grants Awarded Across Louisiana By Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

“Community Advocacy Grants are an important part of TFL’s efforts to counter the tobacco industry’s predatory marketing to young people, educate communities on the dangers of tobacco use and smoking, promote free cessation resources that will eventually
KTVE NBC 10 & KARD FOX 14
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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[Louisiana] Locals divided over state's new cigarette tax increase

Houma-Thibodaux residents have mixed opinions about a 50-cent-per-pack increase in the state's sales tax on cigarettes that took effect last week. Some say the tax makes smokers shoulder an unfair share of the state's financial problems. Others debate w
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jul 5, 2015 20:22
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[Louisiana] She's smoking! Emma Roberts puffs on cigarette as she flashes lacy bra during break on New Orleans set

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 14:11
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[Louisiana] Cigar convention searches for places to smoke after the New Orleans smoking ban

  That group is holding its 83rd annual convention in New Orleans July 17-21 — its first in the city since the smoking ban went into effect. The law was specifically written to exclude the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center... "IPCPR is working closely w
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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[Louisiana] Letters: Harrah’s claims of financial losses to New Orleans’ smoke-free ordinance are outweighed by the dangers of secondhand smoke

As the director of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living and a career public health and tobacco control evaluator and advocate, I’m surprised that an organization like Harrah’s, who proudly promotes its community support and employee health bene
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 20, 2015 19:35
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Louisiana Rejects Premium Cigar Tax Hike

The premium cigar tax in Louisiana will remain the same after lawmakers there last week rejected an amendment on an existing cigarette tax bill that sought to also raise the tax on premium cigars.
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 16, 2015 07:45
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[Louisiana] James Gill: Healthy lifestyle a blow to Harrah’s, New Orleans

Harrah’s did lobby for permission to establish a separate area for smokers, which, in the land of the free, seemed a reasonable compromise and a concession to fiscal prudence. But the council remained determined to enforce a healthy lifestyle, even if it
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 14, 2015 09:58
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Bar owners should lead smoking ban effort

Jared Bellard, Andy Naquin, Don Bertrand, Keith Patin and William Theriot voted against the proposed ban on smoking in all bars, enabling 25 percent of the population to imperil the health of the other 75 percent....If elected leaders can’t make the righ
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added Jun 10, 2015 11:21
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[Louisiana] Legal age for e-cigarettes should be 21, American Medical Association says

adopted a new policy calling for greater regulatory oversight of the e-cigarettes, including setting the minimum age at 21, requiring nicotine to be packaged in child-resistant containers and urging strict enforcement of laws that would prohibit sale of t
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 9, 2015 17:18
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[Louisiana] Harrah's: Smoking ban causing revenue drop

NEW ORLEANS -- The first full month of the smoking ban at establishments such restaurants, bars and casinos hasn't helped the bottom line for Harrah's New Orleans, according to the company.
WWL-TV (LA)
added Jun 8, 2015 18:26
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