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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.
Jan 6, 2017 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jan 6, 2017 19:29
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
Sep 3, 2014 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 3, 2014 09:58
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
Sep 2, 2016 PR Newswire
added Sep 5, 2016 13:18
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
Feb 26, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2015 09:33
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
May 6, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added May 6, 2014 17:11
[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,"
Sep 19, 2013 Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 15:08
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
Aug 22, 2013 Blytheville (AR) Courier-News
added Aug 22, 2013 14:56
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
Aug 11, 2013 KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Aug 22, 2013 09:52
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.
Apr 19, 2013 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 19, 2013 13:24
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
Feb 19, 2014 Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Feb 19, 2014 10:42