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[Louisiana] Metro Council wants more answers, defers bar, casino smoking ban vote until August

The push to ban smoking in Baton Rouge's bars and casinos died and was resurrected within the course of a few minutes Wednesday night, but Capital City residents will have to wait until Aug. 9 before knowing whether smoking will be permanently snuffed ou
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 29, 2017 09:18
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[Louisiana] McCOLLISTER: ‘Business Report’ Publisher: Metro Council should approve smoking ban

Here in Baton Rouge, it’s time for bars and casinos to join the smoke-free zone. The Metro Council will consider such a measure at its meeting this evening and, frankly, with seven co-sponsors of the proposal, it’s expected to pass. That said, every coun
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jun 29, 2017 09:09
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[California, Louisiana] What happens if the smoking age is raised?

Tommy talks with Stanton Glantz, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education at the University of California San Francisco, about raising the smoking age to 21 and the dangers of smoking.
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:04
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Lafayette smoking ban to go into effect August 1

Starting August 1, bars and entertainment venues in Lafayette will implement a new smoking ban. Smoking will be prohibited in Lafayette bars, clubs, and gaming facilities. Patrons of bars in Lafayette will still be allowed to smoke in outside patios are
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:32
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[Louisiana] Mandeville considers ban on smoking in bars

Mandeville would join a growing number of Louisiana cities that prohibit smoking in bars under an ordinance being considered by the City Council. Because smoking is already banned indoors at establishments that serve both food and alcohol, the law would
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[Louisiana] Here's why medical professionals say you shouldn't vape to replace smoking

"You are trading off the tar, carbon monoxide and you are switching it for propylene glycol and some questionable flavoring and other metals as well as the nicotine," Carter says. "Overall, you don’t know the effects of the other chemicals because there
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 12, 2017 14:08
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Ordinance could ban smoking in EBR bars and casinos

Ban supporter and Councilwoman Chauna Banks believes this time they have the votes. “We have a responsibility as a city-parish government to ensure that all our citizens have an opportunity to have a good time but also in a safe, smoke-free environment,
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:04
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Advocates making second effort to ban smoking in bars and casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dozens of people showed up at a rally on Wednesday at the Cinemark Theater in Perkins Rowe to support expanding a smoke free ordinance to include bars and casinos. That included five councilwomen: Barabara Freiberg, Erika Green
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:29
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[Louisiana] With new council and mayor, Smoke-free EBR relaunches push for smoking ban

A year after a Metro Council vote on whether to end smoking in area bars and casinos ended in a deadlock, Smoke-free EBR today relaunched its campaign for a smoking ban in East Baton Rouge Parish. The coalition, with support from some Metro Council me
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] Two NOPD officers plead guilty in cigarette trafficking scheme, resign from force

A pair of New Orleans police officers pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday, admitting they were paid thousands of dollars to haul more than 13,000 cartons of contraband smokes on two trips early last year to North Carolina. Officers Justin Brown, 3
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 29, 2017 02:42
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