Posts Tagged ‘smoking ban’

Officials to decide if hooka lounge violates smoking ban

by Associated Press Published: October 4,2012

Tags: city, expansion, government, hooka, law, lounge, municipal, municipality, official, ordinance, retail, smoke, smoking, smoking ban

CORINTH — Alex Al-Quawwas wants to expand his business with a hookah lounge, where people would be able to smoke a non-tobacco product using a hookah. The issue before Corinth officials is whether the activity violates the city’s public smoking ban, according to the Daily Corinthian. A hookah is an instrument generally used for smoking […] [...]

Another city mulls smoking ban

by Associated Press Published: March 14,2010

Tags: city government, smoking ban, tobacco

BRANDON — The Brandon Board of Aldermen is considering a ban on smoking tobacco in groceries, restaurants and retail businesses. And Ridgeland is thinking about making its tobacco ban even tougher, forbidding smoking even on city parking lots and property next to city buildings. The ordinance for Brandon is expected to be on the board’s […] [...]

Study supports smoking ban

by Wally Northway Published: November 12,2009

Tags: healthcare, municipal government, smoking ban

STARKVILLE — A Mississippi State University (MSU) study released Nov. 9 shows a 27 percent decrease in heart attacks among Starkville residents since the city passed a smoking ban in 2006. Researchers associated with the university report also are recommending a statewide public ban on smoking. The study by Robert McMillen and Dr. Robert Collins […] [...]

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