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[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

[Mississippi] Saltillo residents discuss smoking ban

Many residents attended a Tuesday public hearing and voiced opinions for and against a citywide smoking ban. “We prefer (smoking restaurants) because after our meal we can relax, have a cigarette and socialize with those at our table,” said Richard Niel
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 12:46

[Mississippi] Smoking ban a possibility in one city

Over 60 cities and towns in Mississippi have moved to ban smoking in public places. Saltillo could be the next city on that list.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 21, 2013 17:09

[Mississippi, Virginia, Washington] Tupelo makes deal over Indian raid lawsuit

TUPELO – City officials agree Tupelo police will stay off Yakama Indian Nation lands in Washington State. The City Council approved the decision Tuesday night, apparently as a condition to settle a 2011 lawsuit after federal and local authorities storme
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2013 11:36
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