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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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[Mississippi] DeSoto officials ban the use of electronic cigarettes in county government buildings

- DeSoto County has added electronic cigarettes to a local smoking ban in government buildings. "There's just tons and tons of material out there on e-cigarettes, but there are no conclusive studies and they remain unregulated," County Administrator Vane
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2014 14:36
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[Mississippi] DeSoto County bans use of e-cigs in government buildings

DeSoto County officials, noting health risks still unknown, have added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban in county buildings.
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Mar 20, 2014 14:35
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