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City considering smoking ban

GAUTIER, Miss. (AP) - The Gautier City Council is holding a public meeting on April 15 to take comments on a proposed smoking ban ordinance.

Officials tell The Mississippi Press (http://bit.ly/1lnn45S ) the ordinance would prohibits smoking in all workplaces and public places within the city.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

The American Lung Association will make a presentation during the hearing.

The Mississippi State Department of Health says about 70 towns and cities in Mississippi have smoking bans.

 

Online:

Anti-smoking ordinance, http://www.gautier-ms.gov

 

Information from: The Mississippi Press, http://www.gulflive.com

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