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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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[Louisiana] Bars' lawsuit against New Orleans smoking ban flames out

Orleans Civil District Judge Robin Giarrusso Wednesday (June 3) shot down their arguments that the law was too vague to implement and that the council hadn't followed the proper regulations when they unanimously approved it in January.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 4, 2015 12:48
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax hike healthy choice for state — Our View

HB 119 didn't seek to flip Louisiana from the bottom of the chart to the top, it simply aimed for the national average. That doesn't seem to be setting the bar too high. In contrast, the amended version is clearly too low.
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added May 31, 2015 07:42
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[Louisiana] Board rejects proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing complexes

A proposal to ban smoking in Terrebonne public housing apartments died before it reached a vote today. The proposal was introduced by Houma-Terrebonne Housing Authority board member Gordon Landry. It sought to ban smoking in all apartments and common ar
Houma (LA) Courier
added May 28, 2015 22:54
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Tobacco settlement sale has little traction among Louisiana legislators

iana House members have shown little appetite for the administration’s plan to sell the remainder of what the tobacco companies owe. The House has not moved legislation that would allow the administration to cash in the remaining years of annual payments
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 27, 2015 02:30
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[Louisiana] Lafayette smoking ban in bars, clubs snuffed out?

Despite pleas to protect workers from second-hand smoke and despite support from the Downtown Lafayette Bar and Restaurant Association, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted Tuesday against banning smoking in clubs and bars. "It's a sad day in Lafayet
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:40
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[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban vote a stumble, not an answer

Total smoking bans protect 49.3 percent of the country's population. When — not if — the smoking ban in bars comes to Lafayette, we will trail, not lead the country. This week's vote reflects a stumble. It gives voters pause to question city-parish candi
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:39
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