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Making a bad habit go up in smoke

October 22, 2019

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LLN (10/22/19) –
Years ago, a drug called Chantix was introduced as a way to help people quit smoking cigarettes. So how well does it work? We’ll take a look. Also, a new law in Louisiana would allow the state to suspend the registration of carriers ordered out of service. And what issues in trucking deserve attention? Which industry issues are the most urgent? We’ll discuss the topics for this week’s OOIDA Board of Directors meeting.

0:00-10:10 – Newscast.

10:10-24:14 – How effective is Chantix?

24:14-38:43 – Louisiana to suspend out-of-service carriers.

38:43-48:22 – Topics at OOIDA Board meeting.

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

One of the hardest things a person can ever do is try to quit smoking cigarettes. Years ago, a drug called Chantix was introduced as a way to help. So how well does it work? Mark Reddig talks with Dr. John McElligott of the St. Christopher Fund.

Segment 3

A new law in Louisiana would allow the state to suspend the registration of carriers ordered out of service. Mary McKenna covers that and several other legislative actions in the state with our state legislative experts, Mike Matousek and Keith Goble.

Mark Reddig and Mary McKenna bring us important notices from the Land Line Now Community Bulletin Board.

Segment 4

The OOIDA Board of Directors is meeting this week, discussing the most important issues in trucking, and deciding what course of action the Association will pursue. Mark Reddig gets a look at some of the issues they’re likely to discuss from OOIDA Manager of Government Affairs Mike Matousek.

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