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[Mississippi] Pascagoula council eyes no-smoking ordinance

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 14, 2013 12:31

[Mississippi] Appeals Panel Upholds Miss. Corruption Conviction

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2013 08:33

[Mississippi] Miss. high court overturns tobacco tax ruling

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
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 5, 2013 11:17

[Mississippi] Pascagoula plans public input meetings on proposed smoking ban

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
Mississippi Press
added Apr 3, 2013 09:05

[New York] "Anti-Bloomberg Bill" in Mississippi Bars Local Restrictions on Food and Drink

The Mississippi Legislature wants to be the sole government body that controls its buffets, barbecue and sweet tea.
New York Times
added Mar 21, 2013 16:16

[Mississippi] Smoking rules likely to evolve for electronic cigarettes

"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
WDAM-TV (Hattiesburg, MS)
added Mar 20, 2013 15:35

Update on NPM Fee Legislation — Mississippi, Florida and Texas

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 20, 2013 00:20

[Mississippi] City to be asked again to ban public smoking

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2013 13:18

[Mississippi] Smoking ban tabled, still smoldering in Saltillo

A proposed smoking ban for Saltillo has been tabled, but could still go up for a vote in the coming weeks
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Mar 6, 2013 13:01

[Mississippi] Bars let patrons drink in smoke-free atmosphere

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
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2013 12:56
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