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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

[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

[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

[Arkansas] Churches, university join in anti-smoking campaign

Churches in Pine Bluff and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff are joining in an anti-smoking campaign that leaders of the group say is aimed primarily at black churchgoers...the churches are banning smoking on their properties. He calls smoking a sc
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 30, 2014 07:17

[Arkansas] E-Cigarettes: The 'E' Is for Enigmatic (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, said, “Right now, for something like e-cigarettes, there are far more questions than answers.”
Arkansas Business
added May 5, 2014 14:57

[Arkansas] (subscription) Wal-Mart urged to end tobacco sales ($$)

The recent decision by drugstore chain CVS Caremark to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600-plus stores prompted some lawmakers to ask other big-name retailers to do the same.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Feb 20, 2014 16:10

[Arkansas] Ark. House to vote on e-cigarettes for minors

The Arkansas House is scheduled to vote Friday on a bill that would impose a $100 fine on anyone who gives or sells an "e-cigarette" to a person who is younger than 18 years old. The measure also prohibits minors from possessing the products.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2013 12:31

[Arkansas] Careless smoking causes house fire death

David Rose, 41, of Rogers did not get out in time
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 24, 2012 15:34

First individual award against big tobacco in Arkansas is upheld

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 9, 2005 00:00

[Arkansas] ADH: blood pressure, tobacco remain major issues for county residents

According to Patterson, tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the country. In Arkansas, 15.7 percent of high school students smoke, 26 percent use electronic cigarettes, nearly 24 percent of adults smoke, and 33.5 percent of cance
Madison County (AR) Record
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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