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[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

[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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[Mississippi] Red Ribbon Week emphasizes tobacco use prevention

Red Ribbon Week, a campaign aimed preventing tobacco use among youths, begins today and runs through Oct. 31. This year's Red Ribbon Week theme is, "Respect Yourself, Be Drug Free." The week provides an opportunity for youths and communities to u
Meridian (MS) Star
added Oct 24, 2015 03:24

[Mississippi] MSU researcher studies e-cigarette regulation

The article titled “E-Cigarettes: The Roles of Regulation and Clinicians” was printed Aug. 31 in The Journal of the American Medical Association’s Internal Medicine publication. McMillen raises questions about the role of e-cigarettes and their effect o
Mississippi State University (MSU)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:39

[Mississippi] School is in — smoking is out

It’s been 10 years since legislation went into effect in Mississippi prohibiting students from possessing any type of tobacco products and adults from using tobacco products on educational property. “Three thousand and seven hundred Mississippi kids bec
Webster (MS) Progress-Times
added Sep 2, 2015 20:18
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Golf champ John Daly is back on the links just a day after he was stricken with a collapsed lung on Mississippi course

But Daly was back at Deerfield on Sunday, smoking cigarettes on the clubhouse patio while mingling with some of the other players before his round. The tournament is a small, local gathering that includes some of Daly's friends.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:24

[Mississippi] Some push for greater smoking restrictions

Some feel more needs to be done. In 2012, smoking was banned in all six of Meridian's public housing units, Meridian Housing Authority Executive Director Ron Turner said. "It's been quite successful," Turner said. "The selling point for u
Meridian (MS) Star
added Aug 3, 2015 02:39
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