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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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Mississippi Smoke-Free Communities

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.
Mississippi State Department of Health
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
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Mississippi Ranks First in Smoke-Free Communities in 2015

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
Picayune (MS) Item
added Jul 6, 2016 02:01
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[Mississippi] Ciurczak: Southern Miss to follow smoke-free trend?

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
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 1, 2016 19:10
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