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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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[Louisiana] TAYLOR: Why Lafayette’s smoking ban failed

Tuesday’s vote by the Lafayette City-Parish Council not to ban smoking in clubs and bars came down to personal freedom versus public health...That makes sense because the Republic philosophy tends to support individual rights and personal freedoms and le
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:38
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[Louisiana] Bobby Jindal’s tobacco settlement sale proposal hits resistance from Treasurer John Kennedy, other legislative leaders

proposal to sell Louisiana’s remaining share of a massive tobacco settlement to help generate a few years of short-term cash has stalled, with little support from key state officials. Treasurer John Kennedy has refused to put it on the Bond Commission ag
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2015 10:27
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[Louisiana] LSU Cigar Society kicks off as a registered student organization

The Cigar Society was started by international studies sophomore Geoffrey Place and electrical engineering sophomore Kyle Stevens to teach students the history and culture surrounding cigars and tobacco. “I feel like there’s a lot of views on cigars, whe
The Reveille (LSU)
added May 1, 2015 13:35
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[Louisiana] LaToya Cantrell tweets photo of flowers from Harrah's casino employee thankful for smoking ban

Harrah's was the most strident opponent of New Orleans' smoking ban that went into effect this week, but a photo that Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell posted online Friday (April 24) indicates its rank-and-file casino employees were pleased to see cigarettes
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 29, 2015 06:21
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