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[Mississippi] State’s teen smoking rate declines

in 2013 4.1 percent of middle school students were current smokers, a decrease of over 20 percent from 1998. “It is great news to know that students in Mississippi are making good choices about their health,” said Keetha Mosley, project director of the M
Webster (MS) Progress-Times
added Nov 16, 2016 18:33
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[Mississippi] Eubanks: Cigars with The Smokin' Hot Ladies Club

I finally found the October meeting place of The Smokin’ Hot Ladies Club. Almost as soon as I walked in, I was offered a White Russian. These gals are all right.... They just lit their pipes, cigars and cigarillos and began to talk. And they didn't jus
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Oct 29, 2016 01:14
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[Mississippi] VIDEO: Fulton to vote on smoke-free ordinance

A new smoking ordinance is being drafted that could make the City of Fulton smoke-free. A Fulton city official says it will likely be presented to the city government at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Oct 18, 2016 00:08
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[Mississippi] New smoking ban in Fulton

City leaders, citing smoking-related health risks, voted Tuesday to begin work on a new ordinance that would ban smoking in all public spaces in the city. Such an ordinance would put Fulton in the same group with 125 other Mississippi towns and cities th
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Oct 17, 2016 15:07
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[Mississippi] Group says most of Ocean Springs wants to ban butts in the city

A coalition that formed more than a year ago has announced the results of a poll it commissioned — 70 percent of Ocean Springs residents contacted want the city to go cigarette smoke-free. The coalition is Smoke-Free Ocean Springs, made up of local, sta
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Oct 13, 2016 17:10
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[Mississippi] EVANS: Tobacco tax is boost to health, budget: Column

The two big reasons, then and now, for raising the state tobacco tax are first, that tobacco use by Mississippians costs the state big money — about $320 million a year in Medicaid expenditures alone. Second, raising the tax on cigarettes and other tobac
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Sep 5, 2016 01:51
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As Mississippi balks at laws, taxes, cancer takes its toll

Gaston’s is a story the American Cancer Society would rather not be repeated so often. On Thursday, it released its How Do You Measure Up? report on Mississippi’s cancer prevention efforts. The state, in short, doesn’t measure up so well.
Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 12, 2016 16:46
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[Mississippi] Report: Use of devices such as e-cigarettes increase nicotine exposure

"There is absolutely no way to know what additives are contained in liquid nicotine," adds Currier. "Much more research is needed regarding the health impacts of those exposed to ENDS vapor."
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:48
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[Mississippi] VIDEO: MSU has new smoke-free policy

With Mississippi State University officially becoming a smoke-free campus today [Aug. 1], university administrators are encouraging education and cooperation as the campus community adjusts to a new smoking and tobacco use policy. Developed with input fr
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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[Mississippi] Education, resources, cooperation key to new smoke-free policy

With Mississippi State University officially becoming a smoke-free campus today [Aug. 1], university administrators are encouraging education and cooperation as the campus community adjusts to a new smoking and tobacco use policy.
Mississippi State University (MSU)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:45
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