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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
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56

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

[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

[Louisiana] New General Manager Named at Homewood Suites by Hilton Shreveport

received a facelift in the last few months, with a refreshing new paint job on the exterior. Guest rooms where smoking was once allowed were also renovated as the hotel transitioned to a 100 percent smoke-free environment.
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09

[Louisiana] Great Smokeout is coming; think about quitting!

In observance of this year’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 17, the Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) is encouraging Louisianans to quit cigarettes forever by utilizing the free products and services it provides. The Great American Smokeout wa
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:31

[Louisiana, North Carolina] 3 officers among 6 indicted for trafficking contraband cigarettes

In a federal indictment of six men, three law enforcement officers were charged Thursday with trafficking in contraband cigarettes. New Orleans police officers Justin Brown and Joshua Carthon and Orleans sheriff's deputy Garrett Partman were arrested We
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:23

Louisiana smoking rates remain high

Despite efforts to get people to quit smoking, Louisiana is still in the top five when it comes to the rate of smokers per capita... "No one else in the country has the smoking cessation trust," said Rogers. "We're the only ones that have that." The tru
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50

[Louisiana] Register for the Smoking Cessation Trust (Scott Class Members)

SMOKING CESSATION TRUST ("SCT") has processed 56,396 Applications for membership in the Scott Class at the end of business June 30, 2016. SCT has approved 54,118 or 96.09% of all applications received.
Smoking Cessation Trust
added Sep 24, 2016 21:49
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