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[Arkansas] No ifs, ands or butts Parks director presents information on proposed no-smoking ordinance

The Eureka Springs City Council is working with the parks commission on a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in city parks. Parks director Justin Huss presented information on the proposed ordinance Monday night, telling the council he was approa
Lovely County (AR) Citizen
added Aug 25, 2016 03:04
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Tobacco lawsuit: Judge approves reimbursements in Arkansas case

Reimbursements for consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period have been approved as part of a $45 million lawsuit settlement. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a judge granted preliminary approval for those
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 19, 2016 10:39
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EDITORIAL: Smoke And Money: Arkansas consumers may collect from class-action suit

So, the company pays to make this all go away. The lawyers get their share, and expenses are taken out. And the folks who are supposed to benefit—along, we suspect, with quite a few who aren't—get the leftovers. Ain't justice grand?
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Aug 19, 2016 10:37
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Marlboro Lights users in Arkansas in line for cash after $45M settlement approved

Consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period are eligible for reimbursement of at least 10 cents per purchased pack as their share of a $45 million settlement granted preliminary approval Tuesday by Pulaski County Circ
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 18:40
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[Arkansas] Philip Morris Settles False Advertising Class Suit For $45 Million ($$)

On July 30, Philip Morris USA Inc. agreed to pay $45 million to a class of Arkansas smokers who claimed that the tobacco company falsely advertised the health effects of Marlboro Light cigarettes (Wayne Miner, et al. v. Philip Morris Companies Inc., No. C
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 22:55
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[Arkansas] $45M deal settles suit on Lights cigarettes

A $45 million settlement submitted to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday will go to pay smokers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 31-year period, while also ending 13 years of litigation against tobacco manufacturer Phi
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Jul 30, 2016 19:13
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[Arkansas] $45M deal settles suit on Lights cigarettes

A $45 million settlement submitted to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday will go to pay smokers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 31-year period, while also ending 13 years of litigation against tobacco manufacturer Phi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jul 30, 2016 12:51
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[Arkansas] VIDEO: AR Tobacco Quit-Line on Chopping Block

Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is urging lawmakers to renew the contract for the Arkansas Tobacco Quit-Line. The hotline helps people quit smoking. It's been around nearly 15 years and the health department says it's an essential service that's he
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 23, 2016 17:36
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Arkansas Lawmakers Prepare To Defund State’s Smoking Hotline

lawmakers in Little Rock elected to defund the Arkansas smoking hotline, which provides advisers to tobacco users looking to quit. The proposal was brought up, after legislators said the $1.8 million operations fee would be better used elsewhere in the b
KFSM-TV Channel 5 (Fort Smith, AR)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:36
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[Arkansas] Hotline helping Arkansans quit smoking might end

if lawmakers choose not to continue the state's stop smoking hotline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. The Arkansas Legislative Council voted earlier this month not to renew the state's contract 0"I think we've reached a tipping point in terms of reducing tobacco use in
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51
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