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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

[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

Mark Ballard: How plenty of cigarette money fuels Louisiana political campaigns -- even the doctors in office

Louisiana has twice as many doctors in Congress as California — a state with almost nine times more people and 47 more congressmen. They prefer to be addressed as “Doctor.”...They’re all Republican, oppose the Affordable Care Act, and three of the four h
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Sep 18, 2016 23:25

More Than 60,000 Louisiana Residents Now Registered for the Free Smoking Cessation Trust Program

The Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) recently crossed another major milestone by exceeding 60,000 applicants (60,288, as of Sept. 7), who have made the commitment to do one of the hardest things they will probably ever do in their lives—quit smoking. Accord
The Creole
added Sep 14, 2016 18:08
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