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[Arkansas] Goode takes over as Director of Tobacco Control

Justice of Peace Steve Goode, District 3, Vilonia, said he has been working at his Little Rock office as the state director of Arkansas Tobacco Control since being appointed last month by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR)
added Feb 10, 2015 22:26
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[Arkansas] UCA bans 'e-cigs' and 'vaping' on campus

University of Central Arkansas Trustees voted unanimously Friday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on the school’s campus and in university owned vehicles. Trustees updated the board’s existing policy adopted in 2009 that prohibited the use of any
Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:11
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[Arkansas] CDC: Fewer Americans are smoking

According to the CDC, 18 percent of Americans smoke. That's down from the 21 percent that was reported over the past seven years. "Were seeing a lot of younger patients come in with heart disease now and I think that's an eye opener for a lot of people,"
KAIT 8 (AR)
added Jun 19, 2013 22:32
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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 p
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Mar 12, 2013 05:39
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[Arkansas] Hearing set in state tobacco lawsuit ($$)

A Pulaski County Circuit judge on Tuesday set a threeday hearing for October to determine whether a 9-yearold lawsuit against cigarette maker Philip Morris USA can proceed as class-action litigation.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 8, 2013 06:11
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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[Arkansas] Van Buren City Council ban tobacco use in parks

during its regular meeting Monday approved an ordinance prohibiting the smoking or use of any tobacco products, including all smokeless tobacco products, e-cigarettes, or vapor products in any city park. The city will post signs in conspicuous places in
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Jun 27, 2017 14:45
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[Arkansas] Students Further Explore Effects of Smoking

A UA doctoral student is conducting a study on the effect of human proteins when exposed to smoke, with the first results showing smoking causes proteins to break down. UA doctoral student Abdullah Qassab tests this by isolating proteins in participants
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
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[Arkansas] Grants add incentive for cities to ban smoking in their parks

Whether a city bans smoking in its parks isn't a major consideration in awarding state recreation grants, and the state does not require such a ban, said John Beneke, outdoor recreation grants program director. But in the keen competition for grant mone
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 19, 2017 19:33
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[Arkansas] Frequently Asked Questions

What is this lawsuit about? The lawsuit is about, among other things, whether Philip Morris advertised, marketed and sold Marlboro Lights and Marlboro Ultra Lights cigarettes as healthier than regular cigarettes in a manner that had the capacity to deceiv
Arkansas Marlboro Lights Settlement
added Sep 5, 2016 13:07
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