March 31, 2021

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MPHA, with more than 65 other Mississippi health organizations, supports a $1.50 per pack tax increase on cigarettes to generate approximately $153 million in new revenue and reduce Medicaid expenditures. Dr. Nelson Atehortua De la Pena, MPHA board member, recently addressed the impact of a tobacco tax increase in Mississippi as a guest columnist for...
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MPHA congratulates Joyce Buckner-Brown, PhD, MHS, RRT for her recent appointment to the APHA Action Board representing the Council of Affiliates. She is a member of the MPHA Legislative and Policy Committee. APHA’s Action Board helps coordinate the association’s grassroots advocacy activities and encourages participation in advocacy initiatives. Members of the Action Board serve for...
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