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No Smoking in Bars in New Orleans

In New Orleans, Louisiana, was inaugurated Smoke-Free Week starting from this Monday and lasting till Friday. The Smoke-Free Week aims to increase awarness about negative effects of secondhand smoke exposure. Most exposed to tobacco smoke are bar workers. According to Healthier For All, who sponsors Smoke-Free Week, around hundred bars inĀ  New Orleans became smoke-free in recent years. However, many … Continue reading Continue reading

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University of Louisiana Bans Tobacco on Campus

From August 1, 2014, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette prohibits tobacco use on its campuses. Joey Pons, associate director of Public Safety at UL Lafayette, says that the new state law imposes that public universities should have smoke-free policies. Now smoking is allowed at the distance of 25 feet away from building entrances, but the new policy will totally … Continue reading

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Smoke-Free Policy at Louisiana State University

Main campus of Louisiana State University (LSU) becomes tobacco-free from autumn 2014. Judith Sylvester, an associate professor at LSU, is the person who proposed and promoted the smoking ban on campus. She told that she is happy about the smoking ban but implementation of this smoking ban is just less than half the battle. These days at LSU smoking is … Continue reading

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