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[Mississippi] E-cigarette use cautioned at local school

"It is treated as a tobacco possession that would result in a paddling or two days of in-school suspension, and of course if you are caught a second time your punishment will increase," said Faulkner. The following statement was issued by JUUL Labs: "JUUL
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Dec 11, 2018 23:40
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[Mississippi] Southern Miss is supposed to be tobacco-free. Why then are students still smoking?

"It's peer enforced. If somebody tells you to stop smoking, you stop smoking." Southern Miss greatly restricted tobacco use in 2011, at that time limiting smokers to 20 designated areas around campus and imposing fines on those who violated the rules. Bu
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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[Mississippi] Tobacco whistleblower details dangers of drug addiction

In 1994, Victor DeNoble anonymously mailed a photo of a lab-tested rat to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, becoming the first whistleblower against the tobacco industry. That was what he told the audience of more than 100 gathered in the Better
Columbus (MS) Commercial Dispatch
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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[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.
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:05
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[Mississippi] Fast food restaurant will no longer serve pot-smoking drive-through customers

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.
Yahoo!
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Mississippi] Please stop smoking weed in the drive-through, Gulfport restaurant asks

"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
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 4, 2018 13:05
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Proposed Mississippi cigarette tax hikes nearly dead

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
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Mississippi] Ole Miss students react to proposed state tax increase on cigarettes

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
Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12
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Mississippi legislators push for cigarette tax increase

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
The Daily Mississippian (University of Mississippi)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:38
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[Florida, Mississippi] Tobacco Co. Merits A Loss In Asset Transfer Row, Judge Told ($$)

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
Law360
added Mar 1, 2018 17:52
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