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[Arkansas] EDITORIAL: How We See It: E-Cigs Not The Same As Cigarettes

they do not represent dangers to passersby and do not, any more than the packaging of a sport drink or nutrition bar, represent a threat of more litter on trails and in parks areas. Government intervention ought to be about protecting public health and w
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 3, 2014 09:58
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Tobacco suit pay bid put to Arkansas court; smokers’ lawyers seek up to $30M

The lawyers who secured a $45 million settlement for Arkansas Marlboro Lights smokers worked more than 15,000 hours...asking the presiding judge...to decide how much they should be paid for their efforts, money that would come out of the settlement fund.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29
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Court to notify consumers who purchased Marlboro Lights or Marlboro Ultra Lights in the state of Arkansas, that they could get money from a class action settlement.

A $45 million Settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. ("Philip Morris") about, among other things, whether Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes were deceptively advertised, marketed and sold as
PR Newswire
added Sep 5, 2016 13:18
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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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[Arkansas] Health Department issues e-cigarette advisory

Arkansas Health Department is cautioning consumers to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarettes, which use vapor to deliver nicotine. The agency says the practice known as 'vaping' exposes consumers to harmful chemicals. Health officials said Tuesday that
AP - Associated Press
added May 6, 2014 17:11
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[Arkansas] WAYNE MINER and JAMES EASLEY v. PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC -- AMICUS BRIEF OF CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AND AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ...

In litigation in which Defendant Philip Morris has been deemed liable for violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"), 18 U.S.C. § 1961-1968, due to its "false and fraudulent statements to consumers about [its] products,"
Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 15:08
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[Arkansas] E-cigarettes banned from school campuses

E-cigarettes, which up until this year have been legal in most public buildings statewide, were recently banned from school campuses by the Arkansas Legislature. Act 1099, passed during 2013's regular legislative session, will prohibit the use of e-ciga
Blytheville (AR) Courier-News
added Aug 22, 2013 14:56
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[Arkansas, Kentucky] Woman Drives Around Pro-Smoking Van

A Kentucky woman, driving what she calls a "Liberty Van" around the country, made a stop in Little Rock today. Since 2005, Lynda Farley parked a pro-smoking van in front of 48 state capitols. Signs, posters and statues decorate the van which is promotin
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Aug 22, 2013 09:52
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[Arkansas] E-Cigarettes? Library Foretells Looming Debate ($$)

At first glance, the Rogers Public Library’s ban on electronic cigarettes has the appearance of the nanny state run amok. After all, these are not tobacco products.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 19, 2013 13:24
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[Arkansas] Fayetteville Groups Advocate for Bar Smoking Ban to Protect Employees

Groups in Fayetteville have unsuccessfully tried to outlaw smoking in bars to reduce the health risks of workers exposed to secondhand smoke. Arkansas ranks 49th in the U.S. in smoking per capita, and 25 percent of adult residents identify themselves as
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Feb 19, 2014 10:42
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