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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Advocates making second effort to ban smoking in bars and casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dozens of people showed up at a rally on Wednesday at the Cinemark Theater in Perkins Rowe to support expanding a smoke free ordinance to include bars and casinos. That included five councilwomen: Barabara Freiberg, Erika Green
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:29
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[Louisiana] With new council and mayor, Smoke-free EBR relaunches push for smoking ban

A year after a Metro Council vote on whether to end smoking in area bars and casinos ended in a deadlock, Smoke-free EBR today relaunched its campaign for a smoking ban in East Baton Rouge Parish. The coalition, with support from some Metro Council me
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Two NOPD officers plead guilty in cigarette trafficking scheme, resign from force

A pair of New Orleans police officers pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday, admitting they were paid thousands of dollars to haul more than 13,000 cartons of contraband smokes on two trips early last year to North Carolina. Officers Justin Brown, 3
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 29, 2017 02:42
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[Louisiana] Lafayette bans smoking in bars

Tonight, the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved an ordinance to ban smoking in bars. At tonight’s council meeting, the public shared their views on the ordinance for about half an hour, before the council eventually approved the ban with a vote of 7
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Apr 19, 2017 14:08
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[Louisiana] Will the council kick butts tonight?

The Lafayette City-Parish Council will vote tonight (Tuesday, April 18) on whether to ban smoking and use of e-cigarettes in bars. Five of the nine members of the CPC — the simple majority needed to pass the ordinance — have co-sponsored the measure, sug
The Independent Weekly (Lafayette LA )
added Apr 19, 2017 14:08
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[Louisiana] Lafayette City-Parish council bans smoking in bars, clubs and other public spaces

Ordiance 0-065-2017 which bans smoking in pubic places in the City and Parish of Lafayette, La. was passed by the Lafayette City-Parish council, Tuesday night, by a vote of 7-2. Voting for the ordinance were Councilmember(s) Kevin Naquin, Jay Castille,
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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[Louisiana] Declining tobacco sales concern for the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation

The declining sales of cigarettes were named as the reason for recent decrease in assets held by the Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC). A recent financial statement presented to its board noted that total assets had decreased from $145 mil
The Louisiana Record
added Apr 12, 2017 19:32
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[Louisiana] Poll shows strong support for Hub City smoke-free ordinance

A poll released Tuesday by Healthier Air for All finds that nearly three-quarters of respondents favor a city-wide smoke-free policy that includes bars and bingo halls. Under the umbrella of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, Healthier Air f
The Independent Weekly (Lafayette LA )
added Apr 5, 2017 12:29
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[Louisiana] Smoke-free Lafayette Coalition seeks smoke-free ordinance

Smoke-Free Lafayette Coalition is asking the Lafayette Consolidated Council to support the health of all members of the workforce...it would help musicians like me to maybe live a little bit longer and have an easier night performing." "As a business
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:56
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[Louisiana] Tobacco settlement fund takes a hit

The cause: fewer cigarettes being bought. Nearly every state in the U.S. receives money – $140 million from lawsuits filed against tobacco companies annually and in perpetuity in settlement revenues from the federal government after winning a 1999 lawsui
Shreveport (LA) Times
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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