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COFER: Mississippi should consider smoke-free workplaces statewide

During the past five decades, the state of Mississippi has made significant strides in tobacco control and prevention that have improved health outcomes for the state. More than 70 communities in Mississippi have passed comprehensive smoke-free ordinanc
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jan 12, 2014 03:44
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[Mississippi] West Point may consider smoke-free ordinance

West Point Mayor Robbie Robinson says he will discuss a smoke-free ordinance with the board of selectmen on Thursday during a work session.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 3, 2013 23:42
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[Mississippi] Pascagoula smoke-free ordinance could get council vote Tuesday

Smoking could be banned in all public buildings in Pascagoula -- including bars and restaurants -- with a non-smoking ordinance facing a vote today by the City Council. The comprehensive ban that's on the agenda would apply to all restaurants, bars, stor
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Jun 18, 2013 11:15
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[Mississippi] McComb board votes against expansion of local smoking prohibition

AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2013 11:35
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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
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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
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[Mississippi] Smoking ban possible in Forest

Scott County (MS) Times
added May 10, 2012 03:40
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[Mississippi] Tobacco whistleblower details dangers of drug addiction

In 1994, Victor DeNoble anonymously mailed a photo of a lab-tested rat to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, becoming the first whistleblower against the tobacco industry. That was what he told the audience of more than 100 gathered in the Better
Columbus (MS) Commercial Dispatch
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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[Florida, Mississippi] Tobacco Co. Merits A Loss In Asset Transfer Row, Judge Told ($$)

Mississippi-based Smokers Best Group LLC urged a Florida federal judge Tuesday to reject a magistrate judge’s recommendation that he find in favor of a Florida tobacco company on its claim that a cigarette maker fraudulently transferred assets to SBG to a
Law360
added Mar 1, 2018 17:52
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[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
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