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[Louisiana] Travel Troubleshooter: Hertz smelled smoke where none existed

Did someone smoke in your car? Maybe. But it could have happened anytime, including after you returned your vehicle or after the next renter returned the vehicle. Hertz really needs to document an incident like this better. And it should have been prepar
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 6, 2015 19:45

[Louisiana, Nevada] LETTER: Harrah's New Orleans article blowing smoke

Stutz writing that a smoke-free law is more devastating than Hurricane Katrina is highly offensive to the true victims of that horrible storm. Mr. Stutz should apologize ... seems to care about corporations substantially more than people.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Aug 24, 2015 07:16

[Louisiana] Loyola U.-New Orleans wants to protect students from themselves

The policy was promoted through an informational campaign called “Let’s Share Clean Air,” and was “inspired by the Jesuit commitment to cura personalis, or ‘care of the entire person’.” Tweet This "At Loyola, we are committed to providing a safe, hea
Campus Reform (Leadership Institute)
added Aug 17, 2015 12:32

[Louisiana] Letters: New Orleans ban on smoking in bars, casinos already is paying dividends

Here in Louisiana, it costs businesses $2.49 billion in smoking-caused productivity losses each year, and the state pays close to $1.9 billion in annual health care costs directly caused by smoking. The fact that this law is reducing the harmful effects
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 7, 2015 05:10

[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:20

[Louisiana] Casino blames smoking ban for 2nd drop in monthly take

Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, asked the state Gaming Control Board on Thursday for support in efforts to change legal requirements that dictate how many employees the casino must hire, as well as restrictions on the land-based casino
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 19:25

[Louisiana] Harrah’s New Orleans revenues down again, official blames smoking ban as gamblers flock to riverboat casinos to puff and play

It marked the second straight month since people were forbidden to smoke inside that the state’s largest land-based casino reported a significant decline in revenue. “It’s a tough situation,” Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, told state
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 25, 2015 19:11

[Louisiana] Should Baton Rouge ban smoking in local bars and casinos, like New Orleans?

Lindsay Turner American Cancer Society community representative “Yes” / Wade DutyWade Duty Executive director, Louisiana Casino Association “No”
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jul 22, 2015 19:20

$129,000 in Grants Awarded Across Louisiana By Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

“Community Advocacy Grants are an important part of TFL’s efforts to counter the tobacco industry’s predatory marketing to young people, educate communities on the dangers of tobacco use and smoking, promote free cessation resources that will eventually
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15

[Louisiana] Locals divided over state's new cigarette tax increase

Houma-Thibodaux residents have mixed opinions about a 50-cent-per-pack increase in the state's sales tax on cigarettes that took effect last week. Some say the tax makes smokers shoulder an unfair share of the state's financial problems. Others debate w
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jul 5, 2015 20:22
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