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[Arkansas] Trumann Council discusses tobacco ordinance

The Trumann City Council heard the first of three readings for an ordinance regulating smoking, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes on city property Tuesday night.
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith directors talk signs, smoking

Ward 4 Director George Catsavis suggested that there be designated smoking areas away from where kids are playing and with trash cans to cut back on cigarette butt litter. Reinert has had mixed responses from the public concerning the ban, he said. Some
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Arkansas] River Valley Parks Now Smoke Free

The Fort Smith Parks Commission voted unanimously last Wednesday to ban smoking and smokeless tobacco products in city parks. The ordinance draft states that anyone caught violating the smoking ban in either of the city's 24 parks will be fined a minimu
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the m
Arkansas News Bureau
added Feb 15, 2017 01:12
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[Arkansas] Panel votes to ban tobacco in parks

FORT SMITH -- A woman called Parks and Recreation Commissioner Sherry Toliver and asked if a statue of a man with a cigarette in his mouth at Carol Ann Cross Park would send the wrong message about an effort to ban smoking in city parks.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 01:10
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[Arkansas] Editorial: Smoking ban at Fort Smith parks can only be a good thing

A smoking ban isn't a political issue, nor should it be one. It's about creating a healthy environment and allowing everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. We applaud the Parks and Recreation Commission's efforts and hope the Fort Smith Board of Directors
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 12, 2017 21:12
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the ma
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 9, 2017 09:15
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel seeks smoking ban at city parks

The Fort Smith Parks and Recreation Commission will vote Wednesday on a proposed ban on smoking and tobacco use in the city's parks. Parks and Recreation Director Doug Reinert has received complaints from residents about smoking in the parks, he said.
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 7, 2017 21:15
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Arkansas Senate OKs Tapping Into Funds to Cut Disabled Waitlist

to tap into $8.5 million in unused money from the 1999 settlement with tobacco companies to provide more services to the developmentally disabled. The Senate voted 34-0 Thursday to approve a proposal to redirect the money from a health insurance program
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2017 22:38
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VIDEO: Missouri, Arkansas score badly in Lung Association survey

In 2016 -- California became the second state -- after Hawaii -- to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, earning the Golden State glowing remarks from the American Lung Association: "They really had a banner year this year as far a
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:09
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