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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

E-cigarettes getting included in bans across Mississippi

Shelson says several organizations and even the state health department want to see more cities, like Tupelo, include e-cigarettes in their smoke free ordinances. For many cities, that means amending the policies already in place. "I don't think it's go
WLBT NBC3 (Jackson, MS)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:29

Two Mississippi cities go smoke-free

With the addition of Gautier and Southaven, 83 Mississippi cities have adopted similar ordinances so far.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jun 11, 2014 13:56

[Mississippi] Friars Point bans smoking in all bars, restaurants ($$)

Friars Point just passed a comprehensive smoking ban. In exchange, they’re getting a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Health to be used for health promotion.
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Dec 23, 2013 12:29
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