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[Mississippi] Plea withdrawn in contraband tobacco case

WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added May 5, 2012 12:42
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[Mississippi] Kentucky cigarette manufacturer pays $750000, pleads guilty in contraband case

the payment from Tantus Tobacco LLC in a news release Tuesday. Tantus admitted that in 2008, it sold cigarettes to Charles Wells, a distributor in Hopkinsville, but helped create false documentation that it had sold the cigarettes to Jerry Burke, a whole
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 12, 2014 15:53
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[Mississippi] Moss Point goes completely smoke free

Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalitions of Jackson County is recognizing the city tonight for passing of a comprehensive smoke-free air ordinance. The ordinance applies to all indoor public places in Moss Point. That includes bars, restaurants and gas statio
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 22, 2012 15:55
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What happened to Mississippi’s tobacco lawsuit money?

The Great Recession happened. Budget problems happened. The body of the trust fund was whittled away year by year. And now, the health care trust fund has been drained dry. The budget summary from the 2016 legislative session shows the fund will have a
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:16
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LENA MITCHELL: Mississippi reneging on prevention promise of tobacco settlement

NEMS360 (Journal Interactive, Tupelo, MS)
added May 22, 2012 02:17
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[Mississippi] Eubanks: Cigars with The Smokin' Hot Ladies Club

I finally found the October meeting place of The Smokin’ Hot Ladies Club. Almost as soon as I walked in, I was offered a White Russian. These gals are all right.... They just lit their pipes, cigars and cigarillos and began to talk. And they didn't jus
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Oct 29, 2016 01:14
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[Mississippi] Sparks fly at city meeting over smoking ban enforcement ($$)

Monday’s city board meeting began with a bang as city Commissioner Bo Plunk reminded police Chief Whit Read that the board could fire him.
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Sep 23, 2014 14:33
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[Mississippi] Doctors push for statewide smoking ban

"Because Mississippi is a predominantly rural state, even if we have every community in the state covered, we'll only have about 45% of the state covered," he said. The medical association has attempted, unsuccessfully, to prod lawmakers into passing a
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 13:26
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[Mississippi, North Carolina] Phelps gets 40 months, owes $5.1 million in tobacco scheme

Calvin Phelps was sentenced ... to develop a fake paper trail giving the illusion he shipped tobacco products out of the U.S. He admitted his actions were aimed at avoiding paying Master Settlement Agreement monies owed from participating tobacco compan
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Mar 26, 2014 01:24
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[Mississippi] Billings favors tobacco rule repeal

When the Mississippi Department of Corrections announced last December that it would go tobacco free at all buildings, grounds and prisons operated by the agency; they did so knowing that the process would be daunting. . .. On Monday, Bolivar County Sup
Bolivar (MS) Commercial
added Oct 18, 2012 09:41
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