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[Louisiana] Drug legalization concerns

the nationwide campaign to legalize marijuana has major concerns for many health-related organizations. ... The American Lung Association points out that marijuana smoke contains many of the same toxins and carcinogens as tobacco smoke
Lake Charles (LA) American Press
added Jan 9, 2018 22:45
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[Louisiana] Gretna man sentenced in tobacco ring that included 3 law enforcement officers

A federal judge ordered a Gretna man to 22 months in prison Wednesday (Dec. 20) for participating in a cigarette trafficking scheme that also involved two former NOPD officers and a former Orleans Parish sheriff's deputy. Jadallah Saed, one of six men w
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 22, 2017 02:00
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[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
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[Louisiana] Who Is LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans’s First Female Mayor?

Ms. Cantrell was elected to the City Council in 2012. Her best-known accomplishment was an ordinance to end smoking in city bars and casinos, though only after a contentious debate about whether a city famous for hedonism might be giving up its identity.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2017 13:14
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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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