Smoking on campus to be banned next year

Earlier this year, in July, Governer Bobby Jindal signed a statewide smoking ban on college campuses into law. The law was signed in effort to lower medical costs of the state and to promote healthier lifestyles in Louisiana. I must admit this news slipped past me until recently when I was in class. A student
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Voters renew the 4-cent sales tax on cigarettes for TOPS

HAMMOND, LA— Nearly 70 percent of voters agreed last Saturday to renew a 4-cent sales tax on cigarettes. That cigarette tax generates $12 million a year.The measure takes a portion of tobacco settlement money currently set to be divided between health care and education trust funds, about $40 million per year, and dedicates it to TOPS.
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Jindal’s persona, not politics, wins over students

Hammond – Seeking re-election for a second term as Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal just had to kick back and wait to see how large his margin of victory would be. Jindal finished with 65.8 percent of the votes, well past the 50 percent needed to put him back in office. There is no doubt Jindal
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