Metro Councilman Delgado considering idea of proposing smoking ban in bars, casinos for BR _lowres

Tom Taylor, a bartender at Buffa's, takes a puff off his cigarette while taking care of patrons while in New Orleans.

The New Orleans City Council on Thursday unanimously approved the landmark decision to ban smoking in bars and casinos in a city known for equal parts indulgence and tourism.

Could Baton Rouge be next? Councilman John Delgado says maybe.

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