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[Mississippi] E-cigarettes sparks Monday discussion

Whether or not e-cigarettes will be allowed in DeSoto County government buildings has sparked a debate that ultimately may be decided by the Federal Drug Administration. DeSoto County Administrator Vanessa Lynchard said discussion about e-cigarettes wil
DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Mar 15, 2014 14:18
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RISH: All Mississippi pharmacies should stop selling tobacco products

As a practicing pulmonologist, I see the devastation cigarette smoke wreaks on the body, and encourage other mega-pharmacy networks such as Walgreens and Walmart to assume the same social responsibility as CVS has demonstrated this week.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 13, 2014 12:13
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[Mississippi] Kids rally for a smoke-free Waffle House

Some young local activists lined up in front of Waffle House in Biloxi Sunday afternoon to urge the company to implement a nationwide policy to ban smoking in the facility. Cleaner Air for Kids is trying to promote awareness about the dangers of second
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:19
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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] Friars Point bans smoking in bars, restaurants

Friars Point has banned smoking in bars and restaurants. Mayor Kat Miller says three bars and one restaurant are affected, though the restaurant may have banned smoking on its own. She tells The Clarksdale Press Register (http://bit.ly/JTusYI ) that the
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2013 12:28
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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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Hawaii the healthiest state, Mississippi the least healthiest

Although smoking prevalence in adults in Mississippi declined by 8.3 percent in the past year, more than a half million adults still smoke in this state, and the prevalences of obesity, physical inactivity and diabetes remained among the highest in the n
UPI
added Dec 13, 2013 00:32
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[Mississippi] Smoking ban in Bruce

Pope says he and aldermen have moved to outlaw most smoking in town for a number of reasons. "Eighty percent of the people in Mississippi don't smoke. So the 20 percent that do, we just want them to be considerate of those people," Pope continued. The
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:31
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[Mississippi] Aldermen vote down proposed smoking ban

PHILADELPHIA -- The board of aldermen in Philadelphia has voted down a proposal to ban smoking in commercial buildings inside the city limits. The proposed ordinance was considered at the request of Beverly Knox with the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coaliti
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Dec 2, 2013 14:35
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[Mississippi] City rejects smoking ban in 3-2 vote

A proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in commercial buildings inside the city limits was rejected last week in a 3-2 vote by the Board of Aldermen despite having the support of the mayor. The proposed ordinance was considered at the request of Bev
Neshoba (MS) Democrat
added Nov 30, 2013 15:00
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