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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
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
Apr 16, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 11:11
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.
Apr 15, 2014 Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Apr 16, 2014 03:54
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.
Apr 13, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2014 00:24
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