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Arkansas Senate: Tobacco Settlement funds spend many ways to improve health in Arkansas

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Magnolia (AR) Reporter
added Dec 18, 2017 16:10
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[Arkansas] Tobacco settlement money used to provide services to 200 Arkansans with disabilities

Money from Arkansas’ share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement is paying to help 201 Arkansans with developmental disabilities with daily living tasks in their homes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said... Hutchinson gave an update on the state’s progress to the Arkans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[Arkansas] 'Corrective' tobacco ads near run, will appear in weekly Little Rock newspaper

The list of newspapers selected to run the ads does not include the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette but does include the weekly Little Rock Sun, which targets black readers. No other Arkansas newspapers are on the list.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 25, 2017 22:03
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[Arkansas] Local smoking bar goes smoke-free to kick off initiative

A popular dive bar in Hillcrest went smoke free for a few hours on Nov. 8 to kick off a campaign for the city of Little Rock. Smoke Free Little Rock took over Hillcrest Fountain to spread their message on making Little Rock a completely smoke-free city.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Nov 9, 2017 19:52
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[Arkansas] Coalition to launch campaign asking for LR city leaders to close indoor smoking loopholes

The Smoke Free Little Rock coalition will launch a campaign in November to urge residents to petition city directors to draft a local ordinance to close loopholes in the state's Indoor Clean Air Act.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Arkansas] Haines Assembly narrowly approves tobacco and marijuana excise taxes

After spending hours debating the idea over multiple meetings, the Haines Assembly narrowly approved targeted taxes on marijuana and tobacco products.
KHNS (Haines, AK)
added Oct 12, 2017 15:55
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[Arkansas] Smoking cessation counseling successfully integrates into screening program

A majority of heavy smokers enrolled in University of Arkansas’s lung cancer screening program quit or decreased their tobacco use while undergoing tobacco cessation counseling, according to study results presented at International Association for the St
Healio.com
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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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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[Arkansas] Trumann looking to pass outdoor smoking ordinance

Mayor Barbara Lewellen said they are looking to ban the use of tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes in city parks, ball fields, or any other areas where people are near one another. Lewellen said they also mentioned creating areas in certain pub
KAIT 8 (AR)
added Mar 16, 2017 18:04
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[Arkansas] Trumann Council discusses tobacco ordinance

The Trumann City Council heard the first of three readings for an ordinance regulating smoking, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes on city property Tuesday night.
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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