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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
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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
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[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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[Mississippi] City to be asked again to ban public smoking

Public health advocates are preparing to ask the city to snuff out smoking in public places, including restaurants, bars and casinos. Smoke-free Mississippi advocate Tasha Taylor said she will meet with the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen March 25.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2013 13:18
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[Mississippi] Beau Rivage guest rooms go smoke-free and green

BILOXI -- It didn't take legislation, just customer feedback for the management of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino to decide to end smoking in its hotel rooms. For guests who stay in one of the 95 suites, smoking is still optional. Smoking is prohibited in
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Jan 29, 2013 16:48
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[Mississippi] ROGERS: Tobacco up in smoke now

I am a partly-reformed smoker. Three or four weekends a year, when on what I designate as "guy trips" with other smokers, I indulge. As it further happens, I am an Ole Miss alum. And a few years ago, one of those guy trips was to Oxford with my best fri
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jan 8, 2013 05:25
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[Mississippi] No smoking for inmates, employees in Miss. prisons

Mississippi Department of Corrections officials say the policy covers any building, grounds and prisons operated by the agency.
WDSU NewsChannel 6 (New Orleans, LA)
added Jul 1, 2012 20:17
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[Mississippi] Ocean Springs aldermen table smoke-free request

Mississippi Press
added May 19, 2012 10:54
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[Mississippi] NKY Men Sentenced In Contraband Tobacco Case

WLWT-5 (Cincinnatti, OH)
added Mar 17, 2012 00:00
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Mississippi tobacco tax increase remains up in the air

A pack of Marlboros at a convenience store near the Mississippi Capitol costs about $4.99, which includes tax. If the Legislature chooses one possible option for a cigarette tax increase, the same pack could run $5.31. For a person who smokes a pack a d
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:43
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