Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,435 headlines found
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.
Apr 19, 2013 Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 19, 2013 14:34
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.
Apr 12, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33
A proposed smoking ban for Saltillo has been tabled, but could still go up for a vote in the coming weeks
Mar 5, 2013 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:01
Over 60 cities and towns in Mississippi have moved to ban smoking in public places. Saltillo could be the next city on that list.
Feb 20, 2013 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:09
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
Feb 2, 2013 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 2, 2013 17:58
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
Jan 6, 2013 Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Jan 6, 2013 14:26
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
Oct 22, 2012 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Oct 22, 2012 13:09
Restaurant managers report that the air is clear and the customers happy a year after Olive Branch passed a smoking ban at eateries.
Jun 10, 2012 Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Jun 10, 2012 01:49
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
Oct 18, 2017 The Student Printz (U. of So. Mississippi)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:21
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
Aug 3, 2017 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Aug 3, 2017 09:17