Smoke-Free EBR to support ordinance filing
BATON ROUGE - Smoke Free East Baton Rouge will hold a press conference to show support for the filing for a smoke-free ordinance for the parish.
Louisiana Legislature passed ACT 815 in 2007, which eliminated smoking in workplaces, public places, and restaurants, however bars and gaming facilities were exempt.
The press conference will be on Wednesday afternoon with at least four confirmed council members to participate, however the council members have not been named yet.
Other speakers are Remi DeMatteo, general manager at The Bulldog, Father Rick Andrus, Henry Turner, Kenny Neal, Michael Foster, Joe Hall, owner of Phil Brady’s, Dr. Jay Brooks, and Edgar Cage of Together Baton Rouge.
The press conference will take place at Baton Rouge City Hall (Plaza Side) at 3 p.m.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Some frustrated by lack of public Memorial Day ceremony at Port Hudson...
Smaller display, same big impact at state capitol on Memorial Day
Man steals wallet, goes on illegal shopping spree in Gonzales
Busy Day for Krispy Kreme Reopening
Winds cause deadly structure collapse, one person killed
Southern baseball players meet for unofficial practice in Port Allen
Kenan Cooper is first from West Feliciana to swim collegialety
LSU rolls out new turf in Tiger Stadium overnight
LSU Coaches dish on latest with football team
New West Feliciana football coach unsure of when he'll meet his new...