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[Mississippi, North Carolina] Sentencing hearing postponed for tobacco scheme defendant

Calvin Phelps, who operated four tobacco sales businesses in Mocksville, N.C., pleaded guilty to three counts of wire fraud, contraband cigarette trafficking and money laundering in June 2012. John Alexander, Assistant United States Attorney for the Nor
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Sep 20, 2013 10:54

[Mississippi] Pascagoula VFW post asks for bingo exception on city's smoking ban

"We have seen a dramatic decrease in our income on bingo nights," said Dave Pettys, of VFW post 3373. The Elmer Joseph Grant post on Vega Street hosts bingo three nights a week, he said, and averages up to about 120 people per event.
Mississippi Press
added Jul 24, 2013 18:05

[Mississippi] Former AG Mike Moore named to anti-tobacco foundation board

Mike Moore, former Mississippi attorney general and now head of Mike Moore Law Firm in Flowood, has been named to the board of directors of Legacy, an anti-tobacco foundation in Washington, D.C. Legacy was created as a result of the November 1998 Master
Mississippi Business Journal
added Jul 17, 2013 15:04

[Mississippi] Editorial: Pascagoula widens smoke-free environment

a comprehensive smoking ban that applies to all restaurants, bars, stores, motel/hotel lobbies, common areas of buildings and indoor workplaces. The ban does not, however, include outside venues such as sidewalks, patios and courtyards. The ban will go i
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Jun 25, 2013 08:30

[Mississippi] WLOX Editorial: Smoking is clearly a killer

if the smoking ban doesn't stop smokers, at least it will help the 4 out of 5 people who don't smoke. They won't be subjected to the second hand smoke.
WLOX-TV (Biloxi, MS)
added Jun 24, 2013 13:03

[Mississippi] Pascagoula smoke-free ordinance could get council vote Tuesday

Smoking could be banned in all public buildings in Pascagoula -- including bars and restaurants -- with a non-smoking ordinance facing a vote today by the City Council. The comprehensive ban that's on the agenda would apply to all restaurants, bars, stor
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Jun 18, 2013 11:15

[Mississippi] McComb board votes against expansion of local smoking prohibition

AP - Associated Press
added May 18, 2013 11:35

[Mississippi] City snuffs smoking ban expansion ($$)

McComb selectmen voted 5-0 Tuesday to strike down an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public workplaces in the city.  The Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition proposed the ordinance after the organization conducted an air quality study in several M
McComb (MS) Enterprise-Journal
added May 18, 2013 11:29

[Kentucky, Mississippi] More charges leveled in contraband tobacco scheme

Two Kentucky men and a tobacco company have been indicted for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of contraband cigarettes. .... accused of wire fraud and conspiring to sell cigarettes through Mississippi to avoid paying federal and state taxe
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added May 17, 2013 10:09

[Mississippi] City snuffs smoking ban expansion

McComb selectmen voted 5-0 Tuesday to strike down an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public workplaces in the cit
McComb (MS) Enterprise-Journal
added May 16, 2013 16:39
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