Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,448 headlines found
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
Aug 16, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2014 21:07
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
Aug 12, 2014 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 12, 2014 15:53
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
Aug 5, 2014 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 5, 2014 19:12
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.
Jul 16, 2014 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jul 18, 2014 17:34
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
Jul 15, 2014 Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Jul 15, 2014 11:58
With the addition of Gautier and Southaven, 83 Mississippi cities have adopted similar ordinances so far.
Jun 11, 2014 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Jun 11, 2014 13:56
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
Jun 9, 2014 Forex Magnates
added Jun 10, 2014 09:43
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
Jun 6, 2014 The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 9, 2014 09:47
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.
Jun 4, 2014 Mississippi Press
added Jun 4, 2014 17:48
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.
May 7, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added May 7, 2014 21:16