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[Louisiana] Council member seeks to amend East Baton Rouge smoking ban before vote

A member of the East Baton Rouge Metro Council is backing a push to retool an anti-smoking ordinance before it is taken to a vote Wednesday. The proposal aims to ban smoking in all public places across the parish, including businesses like casinos and ba
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Louisiana] Metro councilman proposes smoking ban amendments he thinks will lead to its passage on Wednesday

District 11 council member Matt Watson said if the council turns over enforcement to police instead of firefighters, more clearly lays out their expectations and gives bar owners until next June to get ready, he can get a majority vote. From the beginnin
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 8, 2017 00:47
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[Louisiana] Smoking Ordinance Takes Effect Tuesday

July 31st was the last night to smoke in bars and clubs in Lafayette. The smoking ordinance that the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved by a 7-2 vote in April will take effect August 1st. Under this ordinance there will no longer be smoking in bars, c
KADN 15 (Lafayette, LA)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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Louisiana Attorney General Warns of Tobacco Settlement Scam

Louisiana's attorney general is warning residents not to believe online ads that say people can receive money from a settlement reached between states and tobacco companies.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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[Louisiana] Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers to Beware of Misleading Tobacco Settlement Ads

“While these ads emphasize claiming and receiving funds, the truth is consumers are actually prompted to purchase a subscription in order to learn more about how to receive the money,” added General Landry. “The order form asks consumers for their person
Louisiana Attorney Geneal
added Jul 23, 2017 19:50
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[Louisiana] Club owners build smoking patios ahead of smoking ban

Smoking laws in Lafayette are about to change. Beginning in a little over two weeks, folks will not be allowed to smoke inside bars, clubs and other public spaces in the city of Lafayette and in the unincorporated parts of Lafayette Parish. According to
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2017 02:30
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[Louisiana] Letters: Support smoke-free ordinance

As a representative of Louisiana’s entertainment industry, let me give an enthusiastic vote of support for the proposed smoke-free ordinance for Baton Rouge. I’m a full-time musician. Like all young entertainers, I had to take work wherever I could. Man
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 3, 2017 14:41
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Put it out: Louisiana expands smoking ban for K-12 schools, 'school property'

Louisiana's ban on smoking in elementary and secondary school buildings has been expanded to include a campus' playgrounds, school buses and other school property. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed the expansion legislation by Republican Rep. Frank Hoffma
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2017 21:30
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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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