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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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[USA, Mississippi] US stock exchanges face lawsuit over high-frequency trading

lawyer who orchestrated a successful class action suit against the tobacco industry 20 years ago has turned his sights on the stock exchanges ...filed in a New York court last month by a number of US legal firms including Michael Lewis, the lawyer who le
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 09:47
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[Mississippi] Gautier adopts smoke-free ordinance by split 4-3 vote

city adopted a smoke-free ordinance Tuesday night that is less restrictive than a state-supported model policy, but still a major victory for non-smokers nonetheless. The modified ordinance...exempts private clubs from the smoking prohibition.
Mississippi Press
added Jun 4, 2014 17:48
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[Mississippi] Southaven approves smoking ban

Board of Aldermen has voted to ban smoking in restaurants, bars and other public places. The Commercial Appeal reports the city became the fourth in DeSoto County to pass an ordinance protecting the public from secondhand smoke indoors.
AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2014 21:16
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[Mississippi] Concerns voiced over Southaven smoking ban

Southaven's proposed smoking ban is still being drafted, but that didn't stop people from voicing their opinions about it during a Board of Aldermen meeting. The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1hIGXV5 ) a resident and business owner voiced thei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 11:11
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[Mississippi] Gautier hears from residents on smoke-free ordinance

The city received a $5,000 grant to study the feasibility of a smoke-free ordinance. Kellie Lamb of the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition in Jackson County presented the negative effects of secondhand smoke.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 16, 2014 03:54
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[Mississippi] E-cigarette ban spark action by DeSoto supervisors

DeSoto County is seeking an opinion from the state attorney general's office on whether electronic cigarettes can be added to an existing ban on tobacco products in county buildings.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2014 00:24
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[Mississippi] AG Opinion sought on e-cigarettes

DeSoto County will seek a Mississippi Attorney General's Opinion on whether or not the Clean Air Act which prohibited smoking from government buildings can apply to e-cigarettes.
DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Apr 8, 2014 21:55
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[Mississippi, North Carolina] Phelps gets 40 months, owes $5.1 million in tobacco scheme

Calvin Phelps was sentenced ... to develop a fake paper trail giving the illusion he shipped tobacco products out of the U.S. He admitted his actions were aimed at avoiding paying Master Settlement Agreement monies owed from participating tobacco compan
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Mar 26, 2014 01:24
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