Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,449 headlines found
[Mississippi] Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Gabrielle Kennedy of Puckett, Miss., As Youth Advocate of the Year
Gabrielle Kennedy, 18, of Puckett, Miss., has been named a Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Gabby was honored for her leadership in the fight against tobacco last night in Washington, D.C.
May 25, 2018 PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:05
part of the popular Sonic fast food chain, is taking action in response to a recent incident in which a customer blew smoke into the face of a server who is underage.
Apr 3, 2018 Yahoo!
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
"If you are smoking weed in the drive thru you will not be served! Please show some common courtesy and smoke and air out before pulling up to order." Store manager Yasman Freeman said the sign was posted about two weeks ago after a patron blew smoke in
Mar 30, 2018 Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 4, 2018 13:05
With less than three weeks left in the 2018 regular session, an effort by Mississippi lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes is on its deathbed. Senate Bill 3048, which could have been used to raise taxes, died when the House Ways and Means Committee didn't t
Mar 13, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
A bond bill, S.B. 3048, still remains and has the potential to be revised to increase cigarette taxes from the current 68 cents per pack to $1.50 per pack in late March. The bill would have to go before the house for further consideration, but could be a
Mar 12, 2018 Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
Some Mississippi lawmakers are working to discourage children and adults from beginning or continuing to smoke by proposing an increased tax on cigarettes. Legislators recently drafted five bills to propose the tax increase, but all five failed as of Fe
Mar 9, 2018 The Daily Mississippian (University of Mississippi)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:38
Mississippi-based Smokers Best Group LLC urged a Florida federal judge Tuesday to reject a magistrate judge’s recommendation that he find in favor of a Florida tobacco company on its claim that a cigarette maker fraudulently transferred assets to SBG to a
Feb 28, 2018 Law360
added Mar 1, 2018 17:52
A pack of Marlboros at a convenience store near the Mississippi Capitol costs about $4.99, which includes tax. If the Legislature chooses one possible option for a cigarette tax increase, the same pack could run $5.31. For a person who smokes a pack a d
Feb 26, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:43
Now, some 20 years later, Moore has another health crisis on his mind -- and another corporate target: the makers of opioids. "Tobacco, somebody smokes a cigarette, it might be 30 years, 40 years before the disease process works and kills them," Moore sa
Feb 25, 2018 CBS News.com
added Feb 25, 2018 16:34
[Mississippi] SCRUGGS: The Oxford Man Who Brought Down Big Tobacco Asks: Are Opioids the New Tobacco?
Editor’s Note: Dick Scruggs, the attorney who brought down Big Tobacco, draws a parallel between cigarette and opioid litigation in this piece written for a law publication. Is the rising spate of opioid litigation comparable to the litigation that resul
Feb 25, 2018 HottyToddy.com (Oxford, MS)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:31