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[Mississippi] E-Cigarette ban debate continues in Tupelo

Some want to vote on the issue at Tuesday's meeting. Most council members agree- electronic cigarettes will soon be illegal to use in public. "It seems to me like common sense," said Councilman Buddy Palmer. "We already have a smoking ordinance in Tupe
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 5, 2014 19:12

[Mississippi] Gautier modifies smoking ban

The Gautier City Council has changed the local smoking ordinance to exclude bars from having to go smoke-free and will allow businesses to have separate indoor rooms where people can smoke.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jul 18, 2014 17:34

[Mississippi] City leaders poised to approve smoking ban in businesses ($$)

After weeks of chatter, the City Board of Mayor and Commissioners voted to allow the city attorney to draft a policy that could ban smoking in almost all public places. The Monday decision does not itself ban smoking. It only allows City Attorney Curtis
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Jul 15, 2014 11:58

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

[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

[USA, Mississippi] US stock exchanges face lawsuit over high-frequency trading

lawyer who orchestrated a successful class action suit against the tobacco industry 20 years ago has turned his sights on the stock exchanges ...filed in a New York court last month by a number of US legal firms including Michael Lewis, the lawyer who le
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 09:47

[Mississippi] Gautier adopts smoke-free ordinance by split 4-3 vote

city adopted a smoke-free ordinance Tuesday night that is less restrictive than a state-supported model policy, but still a major victory for non-smokers nonetheless. The modified ordinance...exempts private clubs from the smoking prohibition.
Mississippi Press
added Jun 4, 2014 17:48

[Mississippi] Southaven approves smoking ban

Board of Aldermen has voted to ban smoking in restaurants, bars and other public places. The Commercial Appeal reports the city became the fourth in DeSoto County to pass an ordinance protecting the public from secondhand smoke indoors.
AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2014 21:16

[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] Gautier hears from residents on smoke-free ordinance

The city received a $5,000 grant to study the feasibility of a smoke-free ordinance. Kellie Lamb of the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition in Jackson County presented the negative effects of secondhand smoke.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 16, 2014 03:54
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