Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,439 headlines found
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
Oct 18, 2012 Bolivar (MS) Commercial
added Oct 18, 2012 09:41
[Mississippi] Suspect in Waffle House shooting asks if death penalty possible during court appearance
The man accused of shooting a Waffle House server over a no smoking ban had only one question when standing before a judge for his initial appearance on Monday. "Is the death penalty going to be involved in this charge?" suspect Johnny Max Mount asked Ju
Nov 30, 2015 Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Nov 30, 2015 17:32
The two disputes involve what Jim Hood, Mississippi’s attorney general, called an underreporting of cigarette shipments by Brown & Williamson, through a partnership with Star Tobacco, and by R.J. Reynolds. “The original settlement requires Brown & Willia
Jun 23, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2015 17:52
TUPELO – City officials agree Tupelo police will stay off Yakama Indian Nation lands in Washington State. The City Council approved the decision Tuesday night, apparently as a condition to settle a 2011 lawsuit after federal and local authorities storme
Feb 7, 2013 Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2013 11:36
The means that Big Tobacco uses to defeat anti-smoking efforts is the same in Mississippi as it is in Washington: lots and lots of money. Our state leaders say they want to make improvement in the health of all Mississippians a top priority. They also s
Feb 11, 2013 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 11, 2013 10:12
Tawni Basden and Christine Thompson from Smokefree Mississippi gave a presentation to the City Council to prompt aldermen to consider making the city of Magee smokefree.
Nov 22, 2012 Magee (MS) Courier / Simpson County News
added Nov 23, 2012 21:25
Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, is concerned the use of e-cigarettes will change the cultural view of smoking. “Widespread use of e-cigarettes has the potential to make sm
May 15, 2016 Vicksburg (MS) Post
added May 16, 2016 09:24
Dickie Scruggs: A 2nd chance / MISSISSIPPI'S FAMED TRIAL LAWYER-TURNED-FELON GRANTS HIS FIRST POST-PRISON INTERVIEW.
Feted by Hollywood, reviled by the Wall Street Journal, Scruggs gained fame for taking down Big Tobacco and the asbestos industry before losing it all in a judicial bribery scheme.
Apr 27, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Apr 27, 2015 08:59
As a practicing pulmonologist, I see the devastation cigarette smoke wreaks on the body, and encourage other mega-pharmacy networks such as Walgreens and Walmart to assume the same social responsibility as CVS has demonstrated this week.
Feb 13, 2014 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 13, 2014 12:13
Merrell Williams Jr., a former paralegal who leaked mountains of internal documents of the Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company in 1994, fueling lawsuits that resulted in an industry payout of billions of dollars to pay smokers’ medical bills, died on Nov.
Nov 27, 2013 New York Times
added Nov 26, 2013 23:15