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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

[Arkansas] Tobacco funds would go to disability services under bill, Senate OKs medical marijuana rule change

The Arkansas House of Representatives on Thursday (Jan. 19) passed a bill that would redirect unused tobacco settlement funds to provide services to waiting individuals with developmental disabilities. House Bill 1033 by Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-East End,
Talk Business & Politics
added Jan 20, 2017 03:52

[Arkansas] Settlement Agreement (PDF)

I . The Plaintiffs claim the total value of the benefits to the Class exceeds $45 million. Class Benefits include the $45 million Settlement Fund. The $45 million Settlement Fund will be used to pay any and all (!) Settlement Benefits to Class Members, (
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:22


 The Settlement offers payments to anyone who bought Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes in the state of Arkansas between November 1, 1971 and June 22, 2010. Each payment will be based on the number of packs purchased and when they were
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:17

[Arkansas] $45M deal settles suit on Lights cigarettes

A $45 million settlement submitted to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday will go to pay smokers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 31-year period, while also ending 13 years of litigation against tobacco manufacturer Phi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jul 30, 2016 12:51

[Arkansas] NWA editorial: A case of the vapors

The risks of an unregulated market far outweigh the burdens the industry will argue are too great for them to bear. The public's health and e-cigs' impact on it must remain the primary focus. We hope the Food and Drug Administration, having finally step
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 16, 2016 14:49

[Arkansas] Benton County Judge Bans Smoking, Tobacco Use ($$)

Bob Clinard issued a memo about the tobacco policy change: “To protect and enhance our air quality and to contribute to the health and well-being of all employees, Benton County buildings and facilities shall be entirely tobacco free effective October 10
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Oct 6, 2013 13:42

EDITORIAL: Smoke And Money: Arkansas consumers may collect from class-action suit

So, the company pays to make this all go away. The lawyers get their share, and expenses are taken out. And the folks who are supposed to benefit—along, we suspect, with quite a few who aren't—get the leftovers. Ain't justice grand?
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Aug 19, 2016 10:37

[Arkansas] Philip Morris Settles False Advertising Class Suit For $45 Million ($$)

On July 30, Philip Morris USA Inc. agreed to pay $45 million to a class of Arkansas smokers who claimed that the tobacco company falsely advertised the health effects of Marlboro Light cigarettes (Wayne Miner, et al. v. Philip Morris Companies Inc., No. C
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 16, 2016 22:55

[Arkansas] BRANTLEY: What's that smell? Big tobacco's move on vaping

This subchapter and the rules and other actions of the Arkansas Tobacco Control Board shall preempt the enactment and enforcement of any county...: I'm informed it's only a pre-emption on efforts to regulate sale, not use. I've also since learned of heav
Arkansas Times
added Apr 3, 2015 22:11
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