DAILY JOURNAL: Ban could have quick results

Legislation that would impose a statewide ban on smoking in public places is moving forward, and findings by Mississippi State researchers are playing a key role.

Robert McMillen, an assistant professor with Mississippi State University's Social Science Research Center and with the Department of Psychology, said the number of heart attack admissions to local hospitals dropped 27.7 percent for Starkville residents from the three years before the city put in a smoking ban to the three years after.

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