Mississippi

Mississippi House Passes Tax Reform Bill That Would Increase Cigar Taxes

A bill in the Mississippi legislature that would provide a number of changes to the state’s tax laws would increase the tax on premium cigars…

Mississippi Raising Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21-Years-Old

The list of states that have formally raised the tobacco purchasing age to 21-years-old continues to grow with Mississippi becoming the latest to change its…

Mississippi Bills Could Increase Cigar Prices

A pair of bills introduced in the Mississippi legislature would raise the price of cigars in the state. H.B. 1499 would increase the state tax…

Mississippi Legislature to Debate Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase to 21

Legislators in Mississippi will be considering an increase to the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old. H.B. 507 is sponsored by Rep. Bryant…

Mississippi Tobacco Age Increase Bill Stumbles in Committee

A bill to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco and tobacco alternative products in Mississippi ran into its first obstacle during its initial hearing…

Mississippi Has Two Bills Seeking to Raise Tobacco Age

A pair of bills have been introduced into the Mississippi legislature that seek to accomplish the same thing: raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco…

Adams County Becomes First in Mississippi to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

On Monday, Adams County became the first county in Mississippi to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old. However, the…

Holly Springs, Miss. Passes Smoking Ban

A ban on smoking is coming to the northern Mississippi city of Holly Springs after the city council approved the proposal at its meeting on…

Saltillo, Miss. Passes Restaurant Smoking Ban

The Saltillo Board of Aldermen officially snuffed out smoking in public buildings on Tuesday night as they unanimously approved the proposed ban. While details have…

Harrison County, Miss. Heading Towards Smoking Ban On County Property

A smoking ban could soon be coming to Harrison County, Miss., as the county’s Board of Supervisors gave the proposal an initial approval after its…

Glen Allan, Miss. Avoids Smoking Ban Expansion

While it won’t go down as the biggest victory in the fight to preserve smoking rights, the unincorporated town of Glen Allan, Miss. scored a victory on…