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[Arkansas] Ad push to seek plaintiffs in Marlboro tobacco suit

will begin soon to let Marlboro Lights smokers who bought the cigarettes in Arkansas during a nearly 39-year period know they can apply to join a 12-year-old lawsuit that accuses the manufacturer of deliberately exaggerating the safety of the brand.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 24, 2015 10:44
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[Arkansas] Cigarettes and Soviets: Historian to Write Book on Russian Smoking Culture

National Institutes of Health has awarded University of Arkansas historian Tricia Starks a $121,250 grant to continue her research of the history of smoking in Russia.
University of Arkansas
added Apr 22, 2015 08:52
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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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