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[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
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[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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[Mississippi] Pascagoula considers banning people from lighting up in public parks

Lighting up at Beach Park in Pascagoula could soon be banned and some parents like the idea. They feel if they don't smoke around their kids, no one else should. “I am a smoker, but I think it is good they don't smoke around the kids like at the park an
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jul 15, 2015 10:34
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[Mississippi] VIDEO: City of Pascagoula Working on Proposal to Ban Smoking in Public Parks

officials are considering a ban on smoking in all public parks. Today, News 25’s Kristen Durand tells us what frequent park visitors think about the proposal. Precious Griffin often brings her family out to play at Pascagoula’s Beach Park and usually en
WXXV-TV (Gulfport, MS)
added Jul 11, 2015 09:22
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[Mississippi] Petal mayor vetoes e-cig ban

Petal Mayor Hal Marx has vetoed the Board of Aldermen's vote to ban electronic smoking devices from use in public places. The board voted to amend the current ordinance against smoking in public places to include devices such as electronic cigarettes and
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 3, 2015 15:13
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Mississippi leads nation in municipal smoke-free ordinances

Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 24, 2015 11:31
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Reynolds agrees to $15M resolution in Mississippi dispute

The two disputes involve what Jim Hood, Mississippi’s attorney general, called an underreporting of cigarette shipments by Brown & Williamson, through a partnership with Star Tobacco, and by R.J. Reynolds. “The original settlement requires Brown & Willia
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2015 17:52
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Hood says Mississippi settles some tobacco claims for $15M

says the nation’s largest tobacco company will pay the state $15 million to settle claims that it was underreporting the number of cigarettes it was shipping to the state. On Monday, Attorney General Jim Hood announced the settlement with Reynolds Americ
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 23, 2015 10:17
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Attorney General: Tobacco corporation settles with the state of Mississippi for $15 million

Brown and Williamson dodged paying the state of Mississippi properly by using a company called Star Tobacco to manufacture their cigarettes. “Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson…failed to pay what they were required to pay us unde
WJTV News Channel 12 CBS (Jackson, MS)
added Jun 22, 2015 20:33
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