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E-cigarettes getting included in bans across Mississippi

Shelson says several organizations and even the state health department want to see more cities, like Tupelo, include e-cigarettes in their smoke free ordinances. For many cities, that means amending the policies already in place. "I don't think it's go
WLBT NBC3 (Jackson, MS)
added Aug 22, 2014 06:29
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[Mississippi] Tupelo City Council passes e-cigarette ban

Tupelo City Council has approved an ordinance that bans the use of e-cigarettes at most restaurants and businesses. "It's not a ban like something is declared illegal," Mayor Jason Shelton said before Tuesday's vote. "It's a ban on using the product in p
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 22, 2014 10:38
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[Mississippi] AUDIO: Doctors Push For Statewide Smoking Ban

Thousands of Mississippi doctors want to convince legislators to put a statewide smoking ban on the ballot. Eighty-six Mississippi cities have adopted smoke-free ordinances. That covers about 25 percent of the state’s population. But Pascougla doctor St
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
added Sep 4, 2014 13:25
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[Mississippi] Miss. physicians want smoking ban put to voters

Having failed to persuade lawmakers to ban smoking in public places, the Mississippi State Medical Association now wants lawmakers to put the question to voters. The association, which represents Mississippi's 4,700 physicians, announced this week it wil
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2014 21:07
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[Mississippi] Kentucky cigarette manufacturer pays $750000, pleads guilty in contraband case

the payment from Tantus Tobacco LLC in a news release Tuesday. Tantus admitted that in 2008, it sold cigarettes to Charles Wells, a distributor in Hopkinsville, but helped create false documentation that it had sold the cigarettes to Jerry Burke, a whole
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 12, 2014 15:53
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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