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[Arkansas] Social Media Campaign Launched For 'Smoke Free Fayetteville'

another debate on whether to ban smoking in bars and nightclubs could soon be raging again in Fayetteville. A survey polling Fayetteville residents about the issue began circulating online earlier this year, followed recently by new social media accounts
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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[Arkansas] TO REGULATE E-CIGARETTES, VAPOR PRODUCTS, AND ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS. (PDF)

Arkansas State Legislature
added Apr 14, 2015 15:36
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[Arkansas] Insurance costs said to spur no-tobacco rules

"Employers are desperate," said Soeren Mattke, a senior scientist at the Rand Corp. and managing director of Rand Health Advisory Services. "They kind of saw over the last [few] years rapidly rising health care costs ... and they know most chronic condit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Apr 6, 2015 14:58
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[Arkansas] BRANTLEY: What's that smell? Big tobacco's move on vaping

This subchapter and the rules and other actions of the Arkansas Tobacco Control Board shall preempt the enactment and enforcement of any county...: I'm informed it's only a pre-emption on efforts to regulate sale, not use. I've also since learned of heav
Arkansas Times
added Apr 3, 2015 22:11
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Arkansas Children's Hospital Won't Hire Smokers

"We wanted it to be one of the healthiest work environments," Arkansas Children's Hospital Director of Communications Dan McFadden said. Starting May 1, the hospital will begin looking for nicotine in drug tests. Whether it be from cigarettes, cigars, e
KTVE NBC 10 & KARD FOX 14
added Apr 2, 2015 17:42
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[Arkansas] Bill to regulate e-cigarettes passes House

Senate Bill 978, sponsored by Sen. Eddie Joe Williams, R-Cabot, passed the House with a 51-16 vote. The legislation would not add any additional taxes but would provide "considerable regulation" for these nicotine products, Rep. Douglas House, R-North
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Apr 1, 2015 18:39
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[Arkansas] Children's Hospital saying no to new hires who smoke

Arkansas Children's Hospital is joining the growing number of medical facilities and businesses in Arkansas and across the nation that are implementing more stringent policies on smoking. Starting May 1, when its new Tobacco and Nicotine-Free Campus pol
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Apr 1, 2015 18:16
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Arkansas court says class-action status appropriate for lawsuit against tobacco company

Arkansas Supreme Court says a lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris USA can proceed under class-action status. The lawsuit seeks refunds on every pack of Marlboro Lights sold in Arkansas from 1971 to 2010. The plaintiffs claim Philip Morris, which i
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 09:33
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PAGELS: Arkansas Politician Tries to Make It Harder to Quit Smoking - Hit & Run

One state rep has proposed jacking up taxes on e-cigarettes, discouraging a safer alternative for those looking to quit tobacco.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 13, 2015 15:12
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[Arkansas] Goode takes over as Director of Tobacco Control

Justice of Peace Steve Goode, District 3, Vilonia, said he has been working at his Little Rock office as the state director of Arkansas Tobacco Control since being appointed last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:26
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