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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] State’s teen smoking rate declines

in 2013 4.1 percent of middle school students were current smokers, a decrease of over 20 percent from 1998. “It is great news to know that students in Mississippi are making good choices about their health,” said Keetha Mosley, project director of the M
Webster (MS) Progress-Times
added Nov 16, 2016 18:33
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Mississippi Smoke-Free Communities

As of June 2016, there are 121 100% smoke-free communities in Mississippi. Find out the latest on the state's smoke-free cities and policies at mstobaccodata.org.
Mississippi State Department of Health
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
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[Mississippi] Health care trust fund whittled away

Although the payments to the state are supposed to continue as long as the tobacco defendants are in business, the winnings were often expressed in easy-to-digest terms: Mississippi would receive about $4 billion over the first 25 years. In 1999, legisl
Corinth (MS) Daily Corinthian
added Jun 19, 2016 11:11
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[Mississippi] EDITORIAL: Raising legal smoking age right step

Earlier this week, members of the Adams County Board of Supervisors announced their intention of holding a public hearing ahead of raising the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21. Although the date of the hearing is not yet set, we applaud the effort.<
Natchez (MS) Democrat
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37
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