Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,435 headlines found
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.
Apr 8, 2014 DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Apr 8, 2014 21:55
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
Mar 25, 2014 Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Mar 26, 2014 01:24
- 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
Mar 20, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2014 14:36
DeSoto County officials, noting health risks still unknown, have added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban in county buildings.
Mar 20, 2014 Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Mar 20, 2014 14:35
Whether or not e-cigarettes will be allowed in DeSoto County government buildings has sparked a debate that ultimately may be decided by the Federal Drug Administration. DeSoto County Administrator Vanessa Lynchard said discussion about e-cigarettes wil
Mar 15, 2014 DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Mar 15, 2014 14:18
As a practicing pulmonologist, I see the devastation cigarette smoke wreaks on the body, and encourage other mega-pharmacy networks such as Walgreens and Walmart to assume the same social responsibility as CVS has demonstrated this week.
Feb 13, 2014 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 13, 2014 12:13
Some young local activists lined up in front of Waffle House in Biloxi Sunday afternoon to urge the company to implement a nationwide policy to ban smoking in the facility. Cleaner Air for Kids is trying to promote awareness about the dangers of second
Jan 26, 2014 WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:19
During the past five decades, the state of Mississippi has made significant strides in tobacco control and prevention that have improved health outcomes for the state. More than 70 communities in Mississippi have passed comprehensive smoke-free ordinanc
Jan 11, 2014 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jan 12, 2014 03:44
Friars Point just passed a comprehensive smoking ban. In exchange, theyâ€™re getting a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Health to be used for health promotion.
Dec 19, 2013 Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Dec 23, 2013 12:29
Friars Point has banned smoking in bars and restaurants. Mayor Kat Miller says three bars and one restaurant are affected, though the restaurant may have banned smoking on its own. She tells The Clarksdale Press Register (http://bit.ly/JTusYI ) that the
Dec 23, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2013 12:28