Louisiana, named in honor of King Louis XIV (King of France between 1643 and 1715), is a state with a very diverse culture and landscape. Louisiana has a very interesting history and lots of stunning tourist attractions. For instance, it’s the only state that doesn’t have counties, instead Louisiana uses ‘parishes’ which are based off the Catholic Church parishes. When it comes to Louisiana tourism, the state has the longest bridge over a water body on the planet (across Lake Pontchartrain). The bridge connects Mandevilleand to New Orleans, and is about 24 miles long. It has its’ very own website, where motorists can check for weather updates and traffic, view various live feeds, and even get information on what they need to do in case their vehicle sinks into the lake below. Other interesting facts about Louisiana include;
the Breaux Bridge, which is known as Crawfish Capital of the World; Dubach, which is known as the Dog Trot Capital of the World because of its’ many breezeway style residences; Rayne, which is referred to as the Frog Capital of the World; Mamou, which is called the Cajun Music Capital of the World; Gueydan, which is known as the Duck Capital of USA; and Crowley, which is popularly known as the Rice Capital of the World. In addition to all that, Louisiana holds Mardi Gras which is one of the biggest celebrations in America, and it takes place before the Catholic tradition of Lent.
Louisiana Vape Law
In the state of Louisiana, there are no current statewide regulations that prevent use of e-cigarettes, however, FDA rules prohibit the use and sale of vaping devices, e-cigs and such other tobacco products like cigars, hookah and tobacco pipes, to anyone who is under the age of 18. That said, it’s important to note that local vape regulations may differ from those of the state. For example, there is a complete indoor vape ban in places like; Abbeville, Monroe, Cheneyville, New Orleans, Hammond, Ouachita Parish and West Monroe. There is also a partial indoor vape ban in places like; Sulphur and Lake Charles.