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Arkansas looks to potentially cut state smoking cessation program

The Arkansas Department of Health said it costs about a million and a half dollars a year to run the line. But they said it's much cheaper to pay to help people quit smoking than treat them after they get cancer.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[Arkansas] AR to Receive Over $50M in Tobacco Settlement Funds

Arkansas will receive over $50 million in tobacco settlement funds, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. "It is critical for me to continue enforcing the terms of the MSA agreement with the various tobacco companies," said Attorney Ge
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:03
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[Arkansas] Students Further Explore Effects of Smoking

A UA doctoral student is conducting a study on the effect of human proteins when exposed to smoke, with the first results showing smoking causes proteins to break down. UA doctoral student Abdullah Qassab tests this by isolating proteins in participants
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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[Arkansas] Proposed smoking ban hot topic at Trumann City Council

An ordinance to regulate smoking on city-owned property was met with some opposition Tuesday night at the Trumann City Council meeting. At the March meeting, the ordinance was read for the second time to make all parks in Trumann smoke-free places. Alde
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Apr 15, 2017 19:28
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[Arkansas] Court says tobacco suit checks in mail

The checks are in the mail to the 20,521 Marlboro Lights smokers who are splitting $18 million paid to settle a lawsuit, a Friday court order states. Just more than 13,000 claimants are being paid 10 cents to 25 cents for every pack of Marlboro Lights o
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 15, 2017 14:03
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[Arkansas] Council approves sale of library bonds

The council also approved adding e-smoking devices to the city’s no-smoking ordinance
Pine Bluff (AR) Commercial
added Apr 6, 2017 01:55
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[Arkansas] Van Buren parks panel votes to ban tobacco

The Van Buren Parks and Recreation Commission discussed an ordinance Monday that would ban smoking in city parks. The issue of smoking in the parks was previously discussed during the parks and recreation commission meeting March 13.
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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Medical marijuana smoking ban bill passed in Arkansas House

House has approved legislation to ban the smoking of medical marijuana in places where tobacco smoking is also prohibited. Republican Rep. Robin Lundstrum’s bill advanced out of the House on an 88-0 vote Friday and now goes to the state Senate for consid
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2017 20:47
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[Arkansas] Bills prohibiting marijuana smoking fail, get amended

A bill prohibiting the smoking of medical marijuana anywhere in Arkansas failed on the floor of the state Senate last week, while a similar bill in the state House of Representatives was amended to allow patients to smoke the drug at home.
Baxter (AR) Bulletin
added Mar 20, 2017 20:46
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[Arkansas] Medical marijuana smoking ban passes house: applies to same areas as cigarette smoking bans

The proposal bans smoking medical marijuana everywhere that tobacco smoking is already banned, in the presence of someone under the age of 14 and inside a vehicle.
Malvern Daily Record
added Mar 20, 2017 18:37
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