Bill to make bars, casinos smoke-free still being worked out

By Natalie Anderson

A statewide measure to prohibit smoking in bars, casinos and sports arenas is still on the back burner as one Acadian lawmaker is working to ensure businesses aren’t harmed.

Rep. Dustin Miller, D-Opelousas, postponed House Bill 881 — an effort to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke — last week in the House Health & Welfare committee after concerns with the bill’s implications for business owner.

Read the story in The Advocate.

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