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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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[Arkansas] City of Wooster passes smoke free ordinance

passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking in indoor public places. The ordinance also prohibits smoking in the City Park as well as buildings and vehicles owned by the city. Wooster is the first city in Arkansas to pass comprehensive smoke-free measures s
Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR)
added Jun 11, 2016 17:34
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[Arkansas] City adds no-smoking zones

Smoking tobacco products and the use of electronic cigarettes won't be allowed within 20 feet from stationary playground equipment or a splash pad in Maumelle's city parks, the Maumelle City Council agreed Monday night.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jun 9, 2016 16:50
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[Arkansas] City adds no-smoking zones

Smoking tobacco products and the use of electronic cigarettes won't be allowed within 20 feet from stationary playground equipment or a splash pad in Maumelle's city parks, the Maumelle City Council agreed Monday night.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jun 7, 2016 13:01
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[Arkansas] Faith leaders gather at Capitol to promote 'No Menthol Sunday'

Local pastors and faith leaders want members of their congregations to say no to mentholated tobacco products. They gather at the Arkansas State Capitol Friday to promote "No Menthol Sunday" this Sunday, May 22. Those leaders say the tobacco industry ta
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added May 23, 2016 16:19
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[Arkansas] NWA editorial: A case of the vapors

The risks of an unregulated market far outweigh the burdens the industry will argue are too great for them to bear. The public's health and e-cigs' impact on it must remain the primary focus. We hope the Food and Drug Administration, having finally step
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 16, 2016 14:49
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$49.6 million to Arkansas in tobacco settlement payments

State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that the money supports several programs, including tobacco cessation efforts, public health programs for minorities and older Arkansans, increased Medicaid coverage for pregnant women and increased h
AP - Associated Press
added May 5, 2016 15:55
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[Arkansas] Drawings for five $50 Walmart Gift Cards for E-Cigarette Survey

students are needed for a participation in a survey regarding electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). The student must be 18 or older. Survey questions will ask about the participant's attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding e-cigarettes. The survey wi
University of Arkansas
added Apr 6, 2016 21:31
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