Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,439 headlines found
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
Oct 16, 2016 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Oct 17, 2016 15:07
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
Oct 13, 2016 Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Oct 13, 2016 17:10
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
Sep 5, 2016 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Sep 5, 2016 01:51
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.
Aug 12, 2016 Biloxi (MS) Sun Herald
added Aug 12, 2016 16:46
"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."
Aug 8, 2016 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 9, 2016 20:48
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
Aug 1, 2016 WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Aug 2, 2016 18:47
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.
Aug 1, 2016 Mississippi State University (MSU)
added Aug 1, 2016 21:45
As of June 2016, there are 121 100% smoke-free communities in Mississippi. Find out the latest on the state's smoke-free cities and policies at mstobaccodata.org.
Jun 1, 2016 Mississippi State Department of Health
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
The Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Tobacco Control and Smokefree Mississippi efforts were ranked as first in the nation for passing the most smoke-free ordinances within municipalities in 2015, according to a press release from the MS
Jul 5, 2016 Picayune (MS) Item
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
I wrote a story this week about efforts to enact a tobacco-free policy at the University of Southern Mississippi. .. I got the feeling from my interviews that making the campus completely smoke-free might not come so quickly. Caroline Bradley, Student Go
Jul 1, 2016 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 1, 2016 19:10