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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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[Louisiana] EBR Metro Council approves proposed ban of smoking from bars, casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An ordinance to ban smoking from bars and casinos in the parish was approved by the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:04
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[Louisiana] Council member seeks to amend East Baton Rouge smoking ban before vote

A member of the East Baton Rouge Metro Council is backing a push to retool an anti-smoking ordinance before it is taken to a vote Wednesday. The proposal aims to ban smoking in all public places across the parish, including businesses like casinos and ba
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Louisiana] Metro councilman proposes smoking ban amendments he thinks will lead to its passage on Wednesday

District 11 council member Matt Watson said if the council turns over enforcement to police instead of firefighters, more clearly lays out their expectations and gives bar owners until next June to get ready, he can get a majority vote. From the beginnin
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 8, 2017 00:47
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[Louisiana] Smoking Ordinance Takes Effect Tuesday

July 31st was the last night to smoke in bars and clubs in Lafayette. The smoking ordinance that the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved by a 7-2 vote in April will take effect August 1st. Under this ordinance there will no longer be smoking in bars, c
KADN 15 (Lafayette, LA)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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