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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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[Mississippi] E-cigarettes sparks Monday discussion

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
DeSoto County (MS) Times
added Mar 15, 2014 14:18
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RISH: All Mississippi pharmacies should stop selling tobacco products

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.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 13, 2014 12:13
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[Mississippi] Kids rally for a smoke-free Waffle House

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
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:19
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COFER: Mississippi should consider smoke-free workplaces statewide

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
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jan 12, 2014 03:44
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[Mississippi] Friars Point bans smoking in all bars, restaurants ($$)

Friars Point just passed a comprehensive smoking ban. In exchange, they’re getting a $5,000 grant from the Mississippi Department of Health to be used for health promotion.
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Dec 23, 2013 12:29
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[Mississippi] Friars Point bans smoking in bars, restaurants

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
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 23, 2013 12:28
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