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News | New Orleans Passes Smoking Ban

This afternoon a hearing was held on the proposed smoking ban that would make it illegal to light up in most of New Orleans. After both sides spoke including a statement from Harrah’s Hotel & Casino that stated the city would lose millions in revenue the City Council voted unanimously to pass the smoking ban. The final vote on the measure was 7-0. In other news, the City also looked to remove the grandfather clause […]

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News | New Orleans Meeting On Tobacco Ban Set

With IPCPR taking place later this year in New Orleans we will continue to keep an eye and the proposed smoking ban for the city. We reported last week that the measure passed its initial hearing with a 3-2 vote after being introduced in November. The meeting which has been scheduled by the author of the proposal LaToya Cantrell will take place in a town hall meeting on Wednesday January 14th at 5pm in the […]

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Law | New Orleans, LA Smoking Ban Advances

As we reported in November 2014, the city of New Orleans in the state of Louisiana proposed a┬ánew ordinance that would ban smoking in bars and public places. As you may know, IPCPR is heading to the city later this year, and this could have a major impact on the show and the activities that surround it. Earlier today the proposal was up for discussion in the City Council chamber which led to a heated […]

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