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Liana Narcisse, MA
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504.301.9853 / lnarcisse@lphi.org

Apr. 20, 2021


Oct. 7, 2020

Louisiana Healthy Communities Coalition Names New Co-Chairs

Sep. 4, 2020

Statement from the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living Regarding Smoking in Casinos During COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul. 17, 2020

Reeves Passes Comprehensive Smoke-free Ordinance

Jul. 17, 2020

Smoke-Free Louisiana Coalition Says Delaying Smoke-free Ordinance Means Council Believes Gaming Workers are Less Valuable than Any Other Louisiana Employees; Puts Gaming Profit Over Public Health

Jun. 18, 2020

Statement from the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living Regarding Shreveport’s Smoke-free Ordinance

Dec. 11, 2019

Oak Grove Passes Comprehensive Smoke-free Ordinance

Oct. 31, 2019

2019 Louisiana Youth Tobacco Survey Shows Alarming Rise In Youth E-Cigarette Use

Oct. 10, 2019

Athens Passes Comprehensive Smoke-free Ordinance

May. 15, 2019

Fenton Supports Healthy Air For Everyone

May. 14, 2019

Boyce the Latest CENLA Town to Support Healthy Air for Everyone

Apr. 26, 2019

Cullen Shows Support for Healthy Workers and a Healthy Community

Apr. 16, 2019

Statement in Regards to Tobacco 21 (House Bill 38) Legislation

Mar. 20, 2019

Leaders and Youth Gather to Address Louisiana’s Teen Smoking/Vaping Crisis

Mar. 7, 2019

Ruston Continues to Show a Commitment to Healthy Living with Smoke-free Ordinance

Feb. 13, 2019

Rapides Parish Municipalities Unite for Smoke-free Environments

Feb. 12, 2019

Ponchatoula Passes Comprehensive Smokefree Ordinance

Feb. 7, 2019

Town by Town Louisianians Take a Stand Against Secondhand Smoke

Aug. 8, 2018

TFL Mourns the Loss of Smoke-Free Advocate GG Shinn

Jun. 1, 2018

Coalition and EBR Metro Council Members Celebrate Healthier Air for All in East Baton Rouge

Apr. 3, 2018

It’s Time to Protect Everyone’s Right to Breathe Clean, Smoke-Free Air in Louisiana

Mar. 22, 2018

Louisiana Teens Rally at Capitol for Health for All

Aug. 10, 2017

Health Groups Applaud East Baton Rouge Metro Council for Guaranteeing Right to Breathe Clean Air for All

Aug. 1, 2017

City of Lafayette Officially Goes Smoke-Free

May. 16, 2017

African American Male Tobacco Cessation Campaign Launched in Greater Baton Rouge

Apr. 18, 2017

Lafayette Becomes 11th Louisiana City to Pass a Smoke-Free Ordinance

Apr. 4, 2017

Seventy-Three Percent of Lafayette Voters Favor a Smoke-Free Ordinance

Jan. 11, 2017

Louisiana’s Restaurant, Hospitality Industry Benefitting Ten Years After Smoke-Free Air Act

Dec. 20, 2016

Bogalusa City Council Passes Most Comprehensive Smoke-Free Ordinance in the State of Louisiana

Nov. 15, 2016

Louisiana Smoking Rates Decline as Great American Smokeout Events Planned Across the State

Jan. 27, 2016

Seventy Percent of East Baton Rouge Voters Favor a Smoke-Free Ordinance

Nov. 11, 2015

Join the Movement for “Smoke-Free Week in Baton Rouge” November 16-21, 2015

Oct. 22, 2015

After Six Months, 78 Percent of New Orleans Voters Approve of Smoke-Free Law

Sep. 17, 2015

Record Number of Louisianans Trying to Kick the Habit

Aug. 17, 2015

The Real Facts Behind Harrah’s Casino Gaming Revenue Revealed

Jul. 9, 2015

$129,000 in Community Advocacy Grants Awarded Across Louisiana By The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living

Apr. 22, 2015

New Orleans Clears the Air, Becomes a Leader in Public Health Advocacy with New Smoke-Free Ordinance

Apr. 6, 2015

Increase Louisiana’s Tobacco Tax, Increase Our Health

Jan. 22, 2015

New Orleans City Council Makes History Upon Unanimous Passage of Comprehensive Smoke-Free Ordinance

Jul. 14, 2014

Join the Movement for “Smoke-Free Week in New Orleans” July 21-25, 2014

Mar. 19, 2014

Local Youth, TFL, Senator Gallot and Rep. Hoffmann Host Capitol Press Conference In Recognition of Kick Butts Day 2014

Feb. 13, 2014

$600,000 in Community Advocacy Grants Available From The Louisiana Campaign For Tobacco-Free Living

Jan. 10, 2014

Louisiana State University Eunice Adopts Tobacco-Free Policy