Ole Miss starts writing fines for smoking ban

January 22, 2013 in Education, News, Statewide News

Smokers on the University of Mississippi campus have received their last warning.

After several years of limiting smoking to designated outdoor areas, Ole Miss officials last August banned all smoking on university property. The smoke-free policy was introduced during the fall semester with warning-only citations, but fines have now begun, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports.

Smoking ban for city owned vehicles

September 11, 2012 in News, Statewide News

Municipal workers in Houston, Miss., can smoke, just not in city-owned vehicles.

The new city policy – which applies to cigarettes, cigars and pipes as well as chewing tobacco – was adopted by the board of aldermen in August.