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[Mississippi] Smoking Harms Black Americans' Kidneys, Study Suggests

The more a person smoked, the greater their rate of kidney decline, the findings showed. People who smoked up to 19 cigarettes a day had a 75 percent greater decline in kidney function. People who had 20 or more cigarettes a day had a 97 percent greater
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 25, 2016 23:07

[Mississippi] Ex-firefighter indicted in slaying of Waffle House waitress

Biloxi police have said Mount was sitting at the counter when Brightwell told him he couldn't smoke in the restaurant. He was smoking an e-cigarette, according to testimony at his preliminary hearing.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added May 17, 2016 18:01
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[Mississippi] Ex-firefighter who shot dead Waffle House waitress who told him he couldn't smoke his e-cigarette inside is charged with murder

A Mississippi grand jury has indicted a former firefighter on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting of a waitress who had asked him not to smoke at a Waffle House. Harrison County Assistant District Attorney Crosby Parker tells The Sun Herald that
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 17, 2016 17:59

[Mississippi] FDA ruling sets sights on e-cigarettes

Kimberly Hughes, Mississippi government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, is concerned the use of e-cigarettes will change the cultural view of smoking. “Widespread use of e-cigarettes has the potential to make sm
Vicksburg (MS) Post
added May 16, 2016 09:24

[Mississippi] Local Health Sciences Students Spreading Tobacco Awareness

Three local Health Sciences students are sounding the alarm about the harmful effects of tobacco and urging their community to stay away from these harmful products. Ty Duran, Dixie Jackson, and Savannah Watkins, local Health Science students at Winston
Winston County (MS) Journal
added Feb 18, 2016 17:48

[Mississippi] Smoking ban difficult to enforce on campus

Since the University adopted a campus-wide smoking ban in 2013... Giving out citations for smoking on campus, however, is harder than it seems, Potts said. Since Aug. 1, 2015, the UPD has only issued 73 citations. Since the University originally enacted
The Daily Mississippian (University of Mississippi)
added Feb 17, 2016 16:48

[Mississippi] EDITORIAL: Raising legal smoking age right step

Earlier this week, members of the Adams County Board of Supervisors announced their intention of holding a public hearing ahead of raising the legal age to purchase tobacco to 21. Although the date of the hearing is not yet set, we applaud the effort.<
Natchez (MS) Democrat
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

[Mississippi] Suspect in Waffle House shooting asks if death penalty possible during court appearance

The man accused of shooting a Waffle House server over a no smoking ban had only one question when standing before a judge for his initial appearance on Monday. "Is the death penalty going to be involved in this charge?" suspect Johnny Max Mount asked Ju
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Nov 30, 2015 17:32

[Mississippi] Customer who shot Waffle House waitress dead for asking to stop smoking was a firefighter who was forced to retire after suffering 'traumatic brain injury' in crash

A man accused of murdering a Waffle House waitress after she asked him to stop smoking in the restaurant suffered a severe brain injury during a car accident 13 years ago, it has been revealed.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2015 15:37

[Mississippi] Police: Argument over cigarette leads to murder at Biloxi Waffle House

a customer refused to put out a cigarette he was smoking. When an employee approached the man and said he couldn't smoke inside, investigators said Johnny Mount, 45, went out to his vehicle, got a gun...the 52-year-old woman was taken to Merit Health Bil
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:34
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