Louisiana

Shreveport, La. to Consider Exempting Several Types of Businesses from Smoking Ban

In July 2020, the Shreveport City Council approved a comprehensive smoking ban for businesses within the city, and now is looking at granting some of…

Louisiana Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase Bill Into Law

On Wednesday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed HB 473 into law, a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products…

Weekly News (May 3, 2021)

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Weekly News (Aug. 10, 2020)

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Shreveport, La. Delays Smoking Ban Implementation by One Year for Casinos

In mid-June, the Shreveport City Council passed a ban on smoking and vaping in city parks as well as bars and most businesses, including casinos,…

Shreveport, La. Bans Smoking in Parks, Bars and Casinos

On Tuesday night, the Shreveport City Council passed the second and final reading of an ordinance that will ban smoking and vaping in city parks…

Shreveport, La. Considers Banning Smoking in Bars, Parks & More

On Tuesday, the Shreveport City Council will take up a measure that would expand the city’s smoking ban to cover most businesses, as well as…

Louisiana House Defeats Tobacco Purchase Age Increase

Louisiana will not be joining the Tobacco 21 movement, at least not via legislation passed at the state level. On Thursday, the state’s House of…

Weekly News (April 29, 2019)

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Louisiana Bill Would Raise Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21

A bill has been introduced in Lousiana that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco in Louisiana from 18 to 21. Rep. Frank Hoffman,…

Abbeville, La. Bans Smoking in Bars, Bingo Halls

A proposed expansion to the existing smoking ban in Abbeville brought before the city council on Tuesday night was aimed squarely at bars and bingo…