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Hammond becomes ninth Louisiana city to expand smoking ban to bars and gaming halls

The city became the first on the north shore and ninth in the state to ban smoking in bars and gaming places, following a split vote of the Hammond City Council on Tuesday night. The law, which goes into effect in 90 days, adds those hospitality business
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 22, 2015 12:51

[Louisiana] New Orleans Clears the Air, Becomes a Leader in Public Health Advocacy with New Smoke-Free Ordinance According to TFL, City Officials

The unanimous passage of this ordinance, led by Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell and Councilwoman Susan Guidry, has thrust New Orleans into the national spotlight to be recognized as a leader in public health advocacy.
PR Web
added Apr 22, 2015 12:38

[Louisiana] Swap Your Cigs For Tootsie Pops, The Smoking Ban Has Landed

Because Harrah's is truly concerned with its clientele's right to smoke inside—enough so that it's leading the charge of some 50+ bars/restaurants' lawsuit against the city—they offered free drinks, discount Thunder From Down Under tix, Tootsie Pops in ex (blog)
added Apr 22, 2015 12:36

[Louisiana] New Orleans Bars Issue Last Call for Smoking

“All right guys, put ’em out,” he said. “Sorry, it’s over.” Just after midnight, it became illegal to smoke in bars in New Orleans. Last call for cigarettes went out across the city: at the hazy Bud Rip’s bar in the Bywater; among the cigar-smoking crow
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2015 09:04

[Louisiana] New Orleans going smoke-free in bars, other public places

Starting at midnight Tuesday, smoking will no longer be permitted in bars, gambling halls and many other public places such as hotels, workplaces, private clubs and stores.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2015 08:54

[Louisiana] Starting today, smoking is banned in New Orleans bars and casinos

The city also has set up a website,, to accept complaints about noncompliant businesses. Complaints also can be made to the city’s 311 phone service.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 22, 2015 08:51

[Louisiana] New Orleans going smoke-free in bars, other public places

Smoking in bars and casinos is coming to an end even in this notoriously freewheeling and fun-loving city where drinking on the street and watching a bawdy burlesque are the norm. Starting at midnight Tuesday, smoking will no longer be permitted in bars,
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2015 15:45

[Louisiana] Businesses prepare for smoking ban to take effect after judge denies ban request

Less than 24 hours remain before a controversial smoking ban takes effect in the Crescent City. Most recently, a judge denied a request by Harrah's Casino and other businesses in New Orleans to block the ban from taking effect Wednesday.
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 21, 2015 15:15

[Louisiana] Does Angie Know? Brad Sneaks Away For Cigarette Break In New Orleans

The revelation that Pitt is smoking is especially shocking considering 39-year-old Jolie shared her struggle in order to raise awareness amongst those who might be at high risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Radar Magazine
added Apr 19, 2015 17:01

[Louisiana] Smoking ban as 'doomsday' for Snake and Jake's Christmas Club Lounge

Clements, who has owned the joint since 1994, wiped his hands over his face. "That's so sad," he said. "This is like doomsday, man. We're going to have to secede from the parish." If the smoking ban on Apr. 22 is "doomsday" for any joint, it might be fo
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 19, 2015 16:59
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