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[Arkansas] Council tables no-smoking ordinance in city parks

The Eureka Springs Parks and Recreation Department still doesn't have an official smoking policy in city parks. On Monday night, the Eureka Springs City Council tabled discussion on two proposed no-smoking ordinances in city parks. The council first loo
Lovely County (AR) Citizen
added Jan 11, 2017 21:12
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

they’re asking the presiding judge, Circuit Judge Tim Fox of Little Rock, to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund. The lawyers don’t ask for a specific amount in their payment petition fi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 7, 2017 02:15
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

The lawyers who secured a $45 million settlement for Arkansas Marlboro Lights smokers worked more than 15,000 hours...asking the presiding judge...to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29
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[Arkansas] NO ONE HURT AFTER E-CIGARETTE SPARKS FIRE ON AMERICAN FLIGHT

American Airlines flight from Dallas to Indianapolis had to make an emergency landing in Arkansas after a passenger's electronic cigarette "malfunctioned" and started a small fire... e-cigarettes are prohibited in checked luggage but allowed in carry-on b
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Dec 17, 2016 04:04
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[Arkansas] Harrisburg looks at smoking, tobacco ban in certain public areas

The plan is part of an initiative with St. Bernards to raise awareness involving the health risks of smoking or secondhand smoke. The ordinance will regulate tobacco use in venues including ball fields, pool areas or any public place where people are i
KAIT 8 (AR)
added Dec 15, 2016 04:57
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[Arkansas] 11,000 apply for share of $45M tobacco suit; at hearing in Little Rock, judge gives final OK

More than 11,000 Marlboro Lights smokers have applied for a share of a $45 million fund established to settle a Pulaski County lawsuit against cigarette-maker Phillip Morris. But how much of the settlement will be awarded to the smokers has yet to be de
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Nov 23, 2016 13:30
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[Arkansas] Pebbles Fagan Steps In as New Tobacco Center Director at UAMS (Movers & Shakers)

Pebbles Fagan has been named the director of the Center for the Study of Tobacco at the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
Arkansas Business
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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Study Spotlights Arkansas' High Rate of Cigarette-Related Deaths

One-third of cancer deaths in Arkansas are due to cigarettes... Michael Keck, government relations director for the American Cancer Society in Arkansas said the state's history of tobacco-related public policies has contributed to the problem. "Because o
Public News Service (PNS)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:07
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[Arkansas] 33% of state cancer deaths smoking-linked, study finds

ranking the state second behind Kentucky... Arkansas topped the U.S. in the percentage of cigarette-related cancer deaths among men -- 40 percent -- and ranked fourth among women, at 26 percent
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Oct 26, 2016 13:30
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Tobacco giant Philip Morris to pay $45 million to Arkansas smokers

Arkansas is the first state to successfully settle a class action lawsuit against tobacco giant Philip Morris; now some smokers could get their hands on some of the $45 million settlement. Glenda Wills started smoking back in the 1980's; before the dang
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26
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