Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,433 headlines found
Pascagoula's City Council is considering a no-smoking ordinance. Two public hearings have been scheduled this month to gather information and opinions on such an ordinance, which could affect workplaces, restaurants and bars.
Apr 13, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2013 12:31
A federal appeals court panel on Friday upheld the conviction of Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, one of Mississippi's most prominent attorneys before going to prison on judicial corruption charges.
Apr 12, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33
The Mississippi Supreme Court has sided with tobacco companies who argued that a state tax on cigarettes sold at retail outlets outside the state was unfair. Thursday's decision overturned a 2011 decision by a Hinds County judge who found the tax fair. H
Apr 4, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 5, 2013 11:17
Pascagoula will hold 2 public hearings this month to gather input as city leaders consider a smoking ban. The hearings will be held April 16 at the beginning of the regularly scheduled City Council meeting and April 18 at 6 p.m. at the Pascagoula Senior
Apr 3, 2013 Mississippi Press
added Apr 3, 2013 09:05
The Mississippi Legislature wants to be the sole government body that controls its buffets, barbecue and sweet tea.
Mar 14, 2013 New York Times
added Mar 21, 2013 16:16
"It's a questionable thing," said Charles Fagen, who is the manager at Snapper's in Biloxi. "What do you do? There is no precedent on it at this time. No smoking is no smoking, whether it's an e-cigarette or not." The Sheraton Four Points Hotel is smoke
Mar 18, 2013 WDAM-TV (Hattiesburg, MS)
added Mar 20, 2013 15:35
Mar 19, 2013 Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 20, 2013 00:20
Public health advocates are preparing to ask the city to snuff out smoking in public places, including restaurants, bars and casinos. Smoke-free Mississippi advocate Tasha Taylor said she will meet with the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen March 25.
Mar 19, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2013 13:18
A proposed smoking ban for Saltillo has been tabled, but could still go up for a vote in the coming weeks
Mar 5, 2013 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:01
The air in a few Natchez watering holes is getting a bit fresher as several bars and restaurants are going smoke-free. Bowie's Tavern is the latest to prohibit smoking inside their establishment, following the Castle Restaurant & Pub at Dunleith, which
Mar 6, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2013 12:56