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Arkansas Senate OKs Tapping Into Funds to Cut Disabled Waitlist

to tap into $8.5 million in unused money from the 1999 settlement with tobacco companies to provide more services to the developmentally disabled. The Senate voted 34-0 Thursday to approve a proposal to redirect the money from a health insurance program
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2017 22:38
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[Arkansas] Special Report: Smoking in City Parks

Smoking in city parks is not allowed in Little Rock, but FOX16 discovered it still happens daily. City leaders encourage community action to fight the problem. Leaders implemented the measure four years ago, but some wonder about its effectivess. Cigaret
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 31, 2013 02:24
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[Arkansas] Marlboro Lights Marketing Suit Will Get Class Cert. ($$)

An Arkansas judge on Tuesday said he will certify a class of potentially hundreds of thousands of smokers in a lawsuit accusing Philip Morris USA Inc. of knowingly misrepresenting to consumers that its Marlboro Light cigarettes were safer than regular bra
Law360
added Oct 23, 2013 15:31
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[Arkansas] Law on tobacco tax faces lawsuit

McLane Co. of Temple, Texas ... and some of its subsidiaries have sued two Arkansas agencies and their directors, claiming that a tax law passed in the most recent legislative session is unconstitutional.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 20, 2013 13:42
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[Arkansas] Philip Morris USA Inc.: Private Company Information

A Pulaski County Circuit judge set a threeday hearing for October to determine whether a 9-year-old lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. can proceed as class-action litigation. The suit seeks to pit every Arkansas smoker of Marlboro Lights over a 38-ye
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 8, 2013 06:13
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[Arkansas] Bills seek to douse electronic cigarettes ($$)

Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Mar 25, 2013 20:26
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E-cigarette restrictions fall short in Arkansas Senate panel's vote

A bill that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in most restaurants and other businesses failed to clear a Senate committee on Wednesday, but its sponsor indicated he plans to present it again. Senate Bill 285, sponsored by Sen. Eddie Cheatham, D
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 3, 2017 21:56
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Arkansas House Votes To Ban E-Cigarettes For Minors

The Arkansas House has approved legislation to prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. The House voted 76-8 to pass a bill calling for a $100 fine on anyone who gives or sells a so-called "e-cigarette" to a person who is younger than 18 y
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 24, 2013 19:42
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[Arkansas] New Bill Aims to Ban Smoking in Public Places

The Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 banned smoking in many public places, like restaurants. Now, Representative John Walker is going after the handful of places that are left. If House Bill 2119 passes, it would strike smoking from the list of indulgences pe
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Mar 15, 2013 13:25
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[Arkansas] Ark. AG announces agreement with tobacco companies

Arkansas' attorney general says an arbitration panel has issued a ruling that will allow a settlement to proceed between Arkansas and several tobacco companies that signed a 1998 anti-smoking agreement. The tobacco companies said Arkansas and certain oth
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2013 15:04
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