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[Louisiana] Atty's Claim For Fees After $242M Win Kept Alive ($$)

judge on Wednesday gave the green light to an attorney who alleges that a class action litigation group owes him nearly $7 million after winning a $242 million judgment against The American Tobacco Company, finding at least a portion of his claims were ti
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 03:34
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] NOPD officers awaiting federal contraband trafficking trial back at work

Two New Orleans police officers awaiting a federal court trial for their alleged involvement in an interstate contraband cigarette trafficking scheme have returned to active duty at NOPD headquarters, the department said Thursday (Feb. 16).
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Feb 18, 2017 00:16
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[Louisiana] New reports suggests La. could be doing more to help smokers quit

"While the report states that the State of Louisiana's Tobacco Control programs are failing Louisiana smokers, it does not adequately reflect the service made available for no charge to Louisiana residents by the New Orleans-based Smoking Cessation Trust
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Feb 6, 2017 15:06
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[Louisiana] Alexandria celebrates five years 'tobacco free'

The city of Alexandria earned recognition this month for pledging to be a "tobacco-free city" five years ago. Officials gathered at the Bentley Hotel last week to celebrate the success of the enforcement of a Smoke-Free Ordinance, which prohibits smoki
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Jan 30, 2017 23:31
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[Louisiana] Flood victim said trailer "exploded" after attempting to lighting cigarette inside

BATON ROUGE - A man set his trailer on fire and was transported to a hospital after it "exploded" when he tried to light a cigarette inside. According to the Baton Rouge Fire Department, emergency crews were called around 1:50 a.m. Sunday morning to a r
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:45
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Louisiana's Restaurant, Hospitality Industry Benefitting Ten Years After Smoke-Free Air Act

According to the National Restaurant Association's data, restaurants are one of the leading driving forces in Louisiana's economy. This accompanied with the fact that hospitality employment has increased after the smoke-free air act clearly shows that th
MarketWired
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56
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Smokers burning out in Louisiana

Louisiana smokers are kicking the habit. Last year our state was ranked 46th when it comes to the number of people smoking. This year we're ranked 43rd. "It's been a great year nationally for getting people to quit smoking, but particularly here in Louis
Opelousas (LA) Daily World
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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[Louisiana] Bogalusa passes most comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in La.

the City of Bogalusa became the 10th city in Louisiana to pass a city-wide smoke-free ordinance. Youth in the city were instrumental to the passage of the ordinance, as they presented the dangers of secondhand smoke to the council, highlighting the need
KSLA-TV Ch. 12
added Dec 24, 2016 23:50
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Bogalusa passes smoking ban called ‘most comprehensive’ in Louisiana

City Council passed a city-wide smoke-free ordinance during its meeting Tuesday night, December 20. Among those urging the council to support the ordinance were young people who made a presentation to the council on the dangers of secondhand smoke. The
WGNO ABC26News (New Orleans, LA)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11
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[Louisiana] New Orleans’ public housing will be smoke-free by third-quarter 2018

“We have lots of questions about how these restrictions will work for our residents,” Cynthia Wiggins, president of Guste Homes Resident Management Corporation in Central City, said last week. “We’re told that you’ll have to be 25 feet from a building to
Louisiana Weekly
added Dec 20, 2016 16:27
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