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[Louisiana] Experts Debate the Pros and Cons of Banning Vaping in Bars / Was New Orleans right to bar e-cigarettes from public indoor spaces?

there's enough information on both sides to argue the pitfalls and advantages of banning vaping in bars. Esquire spoke with a handful of experts to weigh the pros and cons of the Big Easy's ban.
Esquire Magazine
added Apr 28, 2015 08:04

[Louisiana] Tobacco tax increase approved

Smokers would pay 32 cents more per pack under a bill passed by the House Ways and Means Committee Monday morning. The measure, HB 119, after being approved 11-5, now goes to the House floor for consideration. The state Legislature is trying to raise re
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 28, 2015 07:54

[Louisiana] Smoke-Free Ordinance

This ordinance protects the public’s health by reducing exposure to secondhand smoke and encouraging smokers to quit. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. It causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases (such
City of New Orleans
added Apr 27, 2015 14:06

Louisiana may have been overpaid in tobacco settlement, $17 million too much

In addition to the state’s other fiscal problems, Louisiana now may have to repay, in short order, millions of dollars received in error from a multibillion-dollar settlement with cigarette manufacturers.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 25, 2015 12:59

[Louisiana] Iowa smoke-free forces renew call for smoking ban at casinos, day after New Orleans’ ban

CEDAR RAPIDS — A day after the city of New Orleans’ new smoking ban that extends to a huge Harrah’s New Orleans Casino there took effect, the Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance on Thursday called on Iowa to ban smoking in Iowa’s 19 licensed casinos.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:09

[Louisiana] With some grumbling and some rejoicing, New Orleans bars and casinos go smoke-free

Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, who has led the charge to pass the ban since last summer, said at a news conference Wednesday morning that the city had taken a “bold step.” “We’ve pulled ourselves up to be better than we were before,” she said, suggesting
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 23, 2015 10:02

[Louisiana] Where Can You Still Smoke in a Bar in the U.S.?

20 states were without statewide laws banning smoking. Some of them, like Kentucky, are pushing for bans; most already have citywide and countywide bans. The exceptions are Pennsylvania, Nevada, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Virginia...what do Yelp users say a
added Apr 22, 2015 18:31

[Louisiana] New Orleans Bar Goers Resigned To Smoking Ban, Just Don't Mess With Their 'Go Cups'

The good times may still roll in New Orleans, but you will have to smoke your rolled cigarette outside the bar, effective Wednesday, when a citywide ban on smoking in bars goes into effect. Smokers banished outside will still have a mainstay of the decad
IBT - International Business Times
added Apr 22, 2015 18:09
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[Louisiana] City of Hammond considers smoking ban for public spaces

Hammond will be holding a public hearing today, to discuss their proposition of banning smoking in all workplaces and public spaces within the city limits.... The areas banned would include all hotel and motel rooms, private clubs, 5 feet of space outside
The Lion's Roar (Southeastern Louisiana University)
added Apr 22, 2015 15:03

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
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