Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,449 headlines found
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
Jul 15, 2014 Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Jul 15, 2014 11:58
McComb selectmen voted 5-0 Tuesday to strike down an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public workplaces in the cit
May 16, 2013 McComb (MS) Enterprise-Journal
added May 16, 2013 16:39
"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
Mar 18, 2013 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.
Feb 8, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2013 21:45
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.
Jan 8, 2013 Fox News
added Jan 8, 2013 13:16
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.
Oct 22, 2012 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Oct 22, 2012 13:08
The new head of the Mississippi State Medical Association says he wants more towns and cities to ban smoking
Jul 22, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2012 20:15
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
Jan 1, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 2, 2018 03:29
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.
Jun 24, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 24, 2015 11:31
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
Jun 22, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 22, 2015 20:10