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[Mississippi] Report: Use of devices such as e-cigarettes increase nicotine exposure

"There is absolutely no way to know what additives are contained in liquid nicotine," adds Currier. "Much more research is needed regarding the health impacts of those exposed to ENDS vapor."
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:48
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[Mississippi] VIDEO: MSU has new smoke-free policy

With Mississippi State University officially becoming a smoke-free campus today [Aug. 1], university administrators are encouraging education and cooperation as the campus community adjusts to a new smoking and tobacco use policy. Developed with input fr
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Mississippi] Education, resources, cooperation key to new smoke-free policy

With Mississippi State University officially becoming a smoke-free campus today [Aug. 1], university administrators are encouraging education and cooperation as the campus community adjusts to a new smoking and tobacco use policy.
Mississippi State University (MSU)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:45
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Mississippi Ranks First in Smoke-Free Communities in 2015

The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control and Smokefree Mississippi efforts were ranked as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free ordinances within municipalities in 2015, according to a press release from the MS
Picayune (MS) Item
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
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[Mississippi] Ciurczak: Southern Miss to follow smoke-free trend?

I wrote a story this week about efforts to enact a tobacco-free policy at the University of Southern Mississippi. .. I got the feeling from my interviews that making the campus completely smoke-free might not come so quickly. Caroline Bradley, Student Go
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 1, 2016 19:10
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Mississippi leads nation in smoke-free communities

the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control (OTC) and Smokefree Mississppi were recognized as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free air ordinances. The OTC and Smokefree Mississippi also recognized the 18 Mississip
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jul 1, 2016 18:59
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[Mississippi] Student government: Should USM go tobacco-free?

Jodi Ryder, Southern Miss director of wellness and health promotion, has met with student government leaders about the possibility of a ban. "This is such a big deal," she said. "(Student government) really wants the support of students behind this. I'v
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jun 26, 2016 19:53
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What happened to Mississippi’s tobacco lawsuit money?

The Great Recession happened. Budget problems happened. The body of the trust fund was whittled away year by year. And now, the health care trust fund has been drained dry. The budget summary from the 2016 legislative session shows the fund will have a
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 19:16
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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 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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