- Associated Press - Thursday, January 23, 2014

FARMINGTON, Miss. (AP) - The town of Farmington in north Mississippi is going smoke free.

The Daily Corinthian reports (http://bit.ly/1mLcMOl ) that local aldermen approved the new ordinance this week.

Mayor Dale Fortenberry says all businesses within the city will be smoke free. He says the ban also applies to electronic cigarettes.”

City officials say smokers will have to be at least 15 feet from a business entrance in order to smoke.

Farmington is one of more than 65 cities in the state to go smoke free.

Corinth voted to go smoke free in November 2007, while Rienzi city officials voted to ban smoking in January 2011.

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Information from: The Daily Corinthian.

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