Unlike New Orleans, smoking will remain legal in bars and casinos in Louisiana’s capital.

Last night the Baton Rouge voted 6-6 on a proposal that would have banned smoking in bars and casinos. Last year a similar measure was passed unanimously in New Orleans.

Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, it has a population over 800,000 and is home to Louisiana State University.

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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.