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[Mississippi] Editorial: Moss Point takes lead in being smoke-free

There's also a long way to go. Mississippi has nearly 300 incorporated communities, so only about one in five is now committed to being free of secondhand smoke. Obviously clean air advocates have much work to do on the Coast. And southwest Mississippi
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 29, 2012 20:07

Pascagoula doctor is Mississippi medical group's president

What goals do you have as president of MSMA? First, we will try to encourage more involvement of our membership, especially with younger physicians. Second, we are looking to try to promote the ban on smoking in indoor places, like bars and restaurants
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Jul 22, 2012 20:23

[Mississippi] Smoking ban possible in Forest

Scott County (MS) Times
added May 10, 2012 03:40

[Mississippi] Blackmons continue law legacy

Reynolds sent more executives to persuade him. Again, Ed said “no thanks” and politely told them he had to catch a plane...The executives arranged for Ed [Blackmon] to take the company’s private jet to New York while they talked business. He took the case
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Nov 23, 2015 22:16

[Mississippi] Mantachie officials unplug public e-cig use

Mantachie leaders voted to immediately ban the public use of e-cigarette and similar inhalers. Mantachie has become the first municipality in Itawamba County to do away with smoking’s high-tech 21st century counterpart.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Nov 24, 2014 03:19

[Mississippi] As FCA Defends HFT and SEC Goes Neutral, “Big Tobacco Lawyer” Steps into the Ring

high-frequency trading (HFT) ...Ironically the lawyer’s name behind the class action lawsuit is Michael Lewis... the lawyer who has already accomplished the unthinkable by winning a lawsuit against big tobacco companies back in 1994 and winning for the st
Forex Magnates
added Jun 10, 2014 09:43

[Mississippi] Concerns voiced over Southaven smoking ban

Southaven's proposed smoking ban is still being drafted, but that didn't stop people from voicing their opinions about it during a Board of Aldermen meeting. The Commercial Appeal reports ( ) a resident and business owner voiced thei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 11:11

[Mississippi] PRCC banning tobacco on campus

• By this time next year, all four Pine Belt colleges and universities could be 100 percent tobacco-free. William Carey University and Jones County Junior College are already tobacco-free, with Pearl River Community College scheduled to join them Jan. 1.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Nov 2, 2013 05:55

[Mississippi] Pascagoula VFW post asks for bingo exception on city's smoking ban

"We have seen a dramatic decrease in our income on bingo nights," said Dave Pettys, of VFW post 3373. The Elmer Joseph Grant post on Vega Street hosts bingo three nights a week, he said, and averages up to about 120 people per event.
Mississippi Press
added Jul 24, 2013 18:05

[Mississippi] MCCOMB, Miss.: Proposed broader smoking ban draws comments

The McComb Board of Selectmen has heard from local residents on a proposal to broaden the city's no smoking ordinance. ... However, smoking is permitted in restaurants that have a bar with a separate ventilation system.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 26, 2013 21:39
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