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[Mississippi] Small turnout for smoking-ban hearing in Pascagoula

Three people showed up to the hearing on smoking ordinances at the senior center Thursday night. The city is making efforts to gather residents' input to reach a decision on whether to pass a local smoke-free ordinance in Pascagoula.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 19, 2013 14:34

[Mississippi] Appeals Panel Upholds Miss. Corruption Conviction

A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the conviction of Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, one of Mississippi's most prominent attorneys before going to prison on judicial corruption charges.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33

[Mississippi] Smoking ban tabled, still smoldering in Saltillo

A proposed smoking ban for Saltillo has been tabled, but could still go up for a vote in the coming weeks
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:01

[Mississippi] Smoking ban a possibility in one city

Over 60 cities and towns in Mississippi have moved to ban smoking in public places. Saltillo could be the next city on that list.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:09

[Mississippi] Statewide smoking ban likely to die again

Senate Bill 2078 -- the Mississippi Smoke-free Air Act of 2013 -- was introduced by Sen. Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland. But after being referred to that chamber's Public Health and Welfare Committee, the bill hasn't been put to a vote to make it to the Sen
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 2, 2013 17:58

[Mississippi] Ole Miss steps up smoking enforcement with fines

have received their last warning. After several years of trying to limit smoking to designated outdoor areas, Ole Miss officials last August banned all smoking on university property. The smoke-free policy was introduced during the fall semester with war
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jan 6, 2013 14:26

[Mississippi] Tobacco-Free Coalition praises smokefree cities

The Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Forrest, Jones and Perry Counties congratulates the cities of Hattiesburg, Petal, Laurel and New Augusta for protecting the health of citizens from exposure to secondhand smoke through comprehensive smokefree air
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Oct 22, 2012 13:09

[Mississippi] Fears about Olive Branch tobacco ban go up in smoke

Restaurant managers report that the air is clear and the customers happy a year after Olive Branch passed a smoking ban at eateries.
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Jun 10, 2012 01:49

[Mississippi] USM transitions to tobacco-free campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, students, faculty and staff were notified via email of USM’s new tobacco-free policy to be implemented on both the Hattiesburg and Gulf Park campuses beginning on Jan. 1, 2018 with the help of Tobacco Free Campus Taskforce spearhead
The Student Printz (U. of So. Mississippi)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:21

Report: Mississippi needs more policies to fight cancer

The state that led the fight against "Big Tobacco" in the nineties has no state-wide law guaranteeing smoke-free restaurants, bars and workplaces.... "I don't think raising taxes is a way to solve a budget issue or a bad habit," said Rep. Sam Mims, R-McCo
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Aug 3, 2017 09:17
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