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[Mississippi] City leaders poised to approve smoking ban in businesses ($$)

After weeks of chatter, the City Board of Mayor and Commissioners voted to allow the city attorney to draft a policy that could ban smoking in almost all public places. The Monday decision does not itself ban smoking. It only allows City Attorney Curtis
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Jul 15, 2014 11:58
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[Mississippi] City snuffs smoking ban expansion

McComb selectmen voted 5-0 Tuesday to strike down an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public workplaces in the cit
McComb (MS) Enterprise-Journal
added May 16, 2013 16:39
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[Mississippi] Smoking rules likely to evolve for electronic cigarettes

"It's a questionable thing," said Charles Fagen, who is the manager at Snapper's in Biloxi. "What do you do? There is no precedent on it at this time. No smoking is no smoking, whether it's an e-cigarette or not." The Sheraton Four Points Hotel is smoke
WDAM-TV (Hattiesburg, MS)
added Mar 20, 2013 15:35
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[Mississippi] Retired Miss. Court of Appeals Judge Myers dies at 71; as chancellor, oversaw tobacco suit

- Retired Judge William Myers, who served on the Mississippi Court of Appeals and was the Gulf Coast chancery judge who oversaw Mississippi's landmark lawsuit against the tobacco industry, has died.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 21:45
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[Mississippi] No smoking allowed on Ole Miss campus

The new "No Smoking" policy has it covered and is being strictly enforced. The policy reads you can't smoke anywhere on the Ole Miss campus.
Fox News
added Jan 8, 2013 13:16
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[Mississippi] Cigarette sales fall as consumption hits record low; tax credited

From 2008 to 2011, the number of packs of cigarettes sold in Mississippi decreased by more than 25 percent, while tax revenue from cigarette sales almost tripled.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Oct 22, 2012 13:08
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[Mississippi] Head of medical association targets smoking

The new head of the Mississippi State Medical Association says he wants more towns and cities to ban smoking
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2012 20:15
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[Mississippi] Tobacco tax, college desegregation money among 2018 issues

Mississippi last increased its cigarette tax in 2009. Now, about 20 health advocacy groups are pushing a cigarette tax increase of $1.50 a pack, plus "parallel" increases on chewing tobacco. The two Republican leaders of the tax-writing committees — Hous
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 2, 2018 03:29
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Mississippi leads nation in municipal smoke-free ordinances

Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 24, 2015 11:31
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[Mississippi] State settles tobacco nonpayment claims

Attorney General Jim Hood announced Monday that the state has settled claims against tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. for $15 million. The state sued the two companies for not paying the state under the terms of a 1
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 22, 2015 20:10
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