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PAGELS: Arkansas Politician Tries to Make It Harder to Quit Smoking - Hit & Run

One state rep has proposed jacking up taxes on e-cigarettes, discouraging a safer alternative for those looking to quit tobacco.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 13, 2015 15:12

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

[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

[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

[Arkansas] Philip Morris Strikes $45M Deal In Ark. Marlboro Lights Suit ($$)

has reached a $45 million settlement with a class of smokers in Arkansas state court over claims the tobacco giant misrepresented that its Marlboro Lights and Ultra-Lights cigarettes were safer than the regular kind, according to court documents. Philip
added Sep 3, 2016 14:53

[Arkansas] Public Smoking Ban Sparks Market for Revolutionary Tobacco Products

that's why Evan Grossman decided to design a smokeless tobacco alternative that circumvents the ban in your favorite restaurant, library, movie theater or other public space. Grossman created the Pixotine Nicotine Toothpick (, a birch woo
Henderson State University Oracle
added Oct 14, 2015 17:24

[Arkansas] Base snuffs 83 smoking areas

Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., is decreasing the number of designated tobacco areas on base from 172 to 89 beginning Monday through August 30. The changeover process has been approved for execution in accordance with new guidance, Air Force Instructio
U.S. Air Force
added Jul 23, 2013 00:08

[Arkansas] Electronic Cigarettes Banned in Library ($$)

Electronic cigarettes have been banned from the Rogers Public Library.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 18, 2013 21:57

[Arkansas] Bills seek to douse electronic cigarettes ($$)

Consumers must prove that they are 18 years old before purchasing tobacco products, but no such restriction exists in Arkansas for the sale of imitation cigarettes that vaporize liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 26, 2013 14:12

[Arkansas] Fayetteville considers smoking ban in public parks and trails

City Council members next week will discuss a proposal to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public parks and on the city’s trail system. The idea, sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Tobacco and Drug-Free Coalition, has already ga
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Mar 3, 2018 00:52
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