Headlines Tagged with Mississippi — 2,448 headlines found
officials are considering a ban on smoking in all public parks. Today, News 25’s Kristen Durand tells us what frequent park visitors think about the proposal. Precious Griffin often brings her family out to play at Pascagoula’s Beach Park and usually en
Jul 10, 2015 WXXV-TV (Gulfport, MS)
added Jul 11, 2015 09:22
Petal Mayor Hal Marx has vetoed the Board of Aldermen's vote to ban electronic smoking devices from use in public places. The board voted to amend the current ordinance against smoking in public places to include devices such as electronic cigarettes and
Jul 2, 2015 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 3, 2015 15:13
Mississippi ranks first when it comes to passing comprehensive municipal smoke-free air ordinances in 2014. Americans for Nonsmokers Rights designated Mississippi as the 2014 first place winner of the Smoke-free Challenge national award.
Jun 24, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 24, 2015 11:31
The two disputes involve what Jim Hood, Mississippi’s attorney general, called an underreporting of cigarette shipments by Brown & Williamson, through a partnership with Star Tobacco, and by R.J. Reynolds. “The original settlement requires Brown & Willia
Jun 23, 2015 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 23, 2015 17:52
says the nation’s largest tobacco company will pay the state $15 million to settle claims that it was underreporting the number of cigarettes it was shipping to the state. On Monday, Attorney General Jim Hood announced the settlement with Reynolds Americ
Jun 22, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 23, 2015 10:17
The Petal Board of Aldermen recently voted unanimously to pass an amendment making it illegal to use such devices in public buildings. The item was on the board's agenda at Tuesday's regular meeting, but also had been discussed at a previous meeting.
Jun 21, 2015 Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jun 22, 2015 21:18
Brown and Williamson dodged paying the state of Mississippi properly by using a company called Star Tobacco to manufacture their cigarettes. “Several years ago, we discovered that Brown and Williamson…failed to pay what they were required to pay us unde
Jun 22, 2015 WJTV News Channel 12 CBS (Jackson, MS)
added Jun 22, 2015 20:33
Attorney General Jim Hood announced Monday that the state has settled claims against tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corp. for $15 million. The state sued the two companies for not paying the state under the terms of a 1
Jun 22, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 22, 2015 20:10
It's easy to walk into some convenience stores in Jackson and see and buy tobacco paraphernalia including bongs and pipes, city officials say. The Jackson City Council is looking at an ordinance to regulate the selling of these tobacco products in conven
Jun 9, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Jun 9, 2015 12:10
Dickie Scruggs: A 2nd chance / MISSISSIPPI'S FAMED TRIAL LAWYER-TURNED-FELON GRANTS HIS FIRST POST-PRISON INTERVIEW.
Feted by Hollywood, reviled by the Wall Street Journal, Scruggs gained fame for taking down Big Tobacco and the asbestos industry before losing it all in a judicial bribery scheme.
Apr 27, 2015 Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Apr 27, 2015 08:59