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[Louisiana] James Gill: Tobacco settlement hasn't helped anti-smoking much

sickness and death result when politicians grab money from the anti-smoking pot. Cigarette companies, according to the public health coalition, have an annual marketing budget of $220 million in Louisiana, so, even if we were to spend at the rate recomme
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 13, 2015 20:11

Report: Louisiana spends fraction of suggested amount on anti-smoking initiatives; overall efforts rated poor

“The tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their lethal products, so it is critical that Louisiana step up its efforts to protect our kids from tobacco addiction and help smokers quit,” Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for T
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Dec 9, 2015 16:51

[Louisiana] Smoker’s son accuses tobacco giant of wrongful death

According to the complaint, Norman was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine, and as a result developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases that led to her premature death on Nov. 5, 2014.
The Louisiana Record
added Dec 8, 2015 20:05

[Louisiana] Lawsuit: Amusement park gives isolated chimp cigarettes, soft drinks

An animal rights group is suing to get a chimpanzee named Candy out of an amusement park where, it says, she smokes cigarettes and is given soft drinks instead of water.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 24, 2015 19:36

[Louisiana] warner series: smoke-free new orleans

Join Truth Initiative on December 8 to learn how New Orleans took on secondhand smoke exposure by deeply involving its diverse citizens and explore how you can work with your communities to change local policy. Our panel discussion will highlight how div
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:59

[Louisiana] Lawsuit: Move isolated, cigarette-smoking chimp from amusement park

An animal rights group is suing to get a chimpanzee named Candy out of an amusement park where, it says, she smokes cigarettes and is given soft drinks instead of water. Candy is isolated in an inadequate cage at the Baton Rouge park, and should be move
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 19, 2015 18:17

[Louisiana] Baton Rouge amusement park is accused of letting it's 50-year-old chimpanzee SMOKE cigarettes and drink soda

Candy the chimp is believed to be around 50 years old and has lived with the owners of the Dixie Landin amusement park in Baton Rouge for 40 years. An animal rights group is now suing the park's owners, claiming that in addition to smoking and drinking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2015 22:27

[Louisiana] New Orleans smoking ban hits the six-month mark, and bar owners' reviews are mixed

Across New Orleans, bar owners and patrons say they're seeing the same phenomenon -- lively crowds outside and a near-barren barroom inside. "Sometimes, I get here and there's a huge crowd outside, and then I walk inside to find two people in here and t
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Oct 24, 2015 03:48


The Bottom Line Voters in New Orleans strongly favor the city law that extended the statewide smoke-free law to prohibit smoking in all workplaces, including bars and casinos. Importantly, support for the law is stronger now (78% favor/20% oppose) th
added Oct 22, 2015 14:10

[Louisiana] After Six Months, 78 Percent of New Orleans Voters Approve of Smoke-Free Law

In addition to releasing the poll results and highlighting the air quality report, the smoke-free coalition is running a full-page ad in the New Orleans Advocate and New Orleans Times-Picayune celebrating the six-month popularity, effectiveness and succe
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:00
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