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[Arkansas] Haines Assembly narrowly approves tobacco and marijuana excise taxes

After spending hours debating the idea over multiple meetings, the Haines Assembly narrowly approved targeted taxes on marijuana and tobacco products.
KHNS (Haines, AK)
added Oct 12, 2017 15:55
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[Arkansas] Smoking cessation counseling successfully integrates into screening program

A majority of heavy smokers enrolled in University of Arkansas’s lung cancer screening program quit or decreased their tobacco use while undergoing tobacco cessation counseling, according to study results presented at International Association for the St
Healio.com
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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[Arkansas] $2M left in smoke suit cash

After paying out more than $20 million to over 20,000 former Marlboro Lights customers, a $45 million Arkansas settlement fund has $2.2 million left over, money that must be spent on public service. The settlement was paid last year to end a 14-year-old
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 4, 2017 12:10
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[Arkansas] Van Buren approves tobacco ban in parks

The City Council has passed an ordinance banning smoking in the city's parks. The ordinance, which went into effect immediately upon its passage Tuesday, prohibits the use of all tobacco products plus e-cigarettes and vaping products from Van Buren's six
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Jun 28, 2017 13:34
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[Arkansas] Van Buren City Council ban tobacco use in parks

during its regular meeting Monday approved an ordinance prohibiting the smoking or use of any tobacco products, including all smokeless tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or vapor products in any city park. The city will post signs in conspicuous places in
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45
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Arkansas looks to potentially cut state smoking cessation program

The Arkansas Department of Health said it costs about a million and a half dollars a year to run the line. But they said it's much cheaper to pay to help people quit smoking than treat them after they get cancer.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[Arkansas] AR to Receive Over $50M in Tobacco Settlement Funds

Arkansas will receive over $50 million in tobacco settlement funds, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. "It is critical for me to continue enforcing the terms of the MSA agreement with the various tobacco companies," said Attorney Ge
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:03
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[Arkansas] Students Further Explore Effects of Smoking

A UA doctoral student is conducting a study on the effect of human proteins when exposed to smoke, with the first results showing smoking causes proteins to break down. UA doctoral student Abdullah Qassab tests this by isolating proteins in participants
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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[Arkansas] Proposed smoking ban hot topic at Trumann City Council

An ordinance to regulate smoking on city-owned property was met with some opposition Tuesday night at the Trumann City Council meeting. At the March meeting, the ordinance was read for the second time to make all parks in Trumann smoke-free places. Alde
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Apr 15, 2017 19:28
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[Arkansas] Court says tobacco suit checks in mail

The checks are in the mail to the 20,521 Marlboro Lights smokers who are splitting $18 million paid to settle a lawsuit, a Friday court order states. Just more than 13,000 claimants are being paid 10 cents to 25 cents for every pack of Marlboro Lights o
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 15, 2017 14:03
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