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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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Arkansas] Faith leaders gather at Capitol to promote 'No Menthol Sunday'

Local pastors and faith leaders want members of their congregations to say no to mentholated tobacco products. They gather at the Arkansas State Capitol Friday to promote "No Menthol Sunday" this Sunday, May 22. Those leaders say the tobacco industry ta
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added May 23, 2016 16:19

Arkansas high school student caught on camera lighting a cigar and blowing smoke in teacher's face is arrested for harassment

Christopher Dunn, 18, was arrested Monday on the misdemeanor charge Video of him blowing smoke into his teacher's face went viral in December The argument began when his teacher Robert Holley asked him to take his final exam in the hallway
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:59

[Arkansas] 3 state agencies ahead of any smoking ban

Three public housing authorities in Arkansas already have some form of no-smoking policy. HUD began encouraging housing authorities to adopt such rules voluntarily in 2009. That year, the Little Rock agency now known as the Metropolitan Housing Alliance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 13, 2015 13:52

Arkansas Children's Hospital Won't Hire Smokers

"We wanted it to be one of the healthiest work environments," Arkansas Children's Hospital Director of Communications Dan McFadden said. Starting May 1, the hospital will begin looking for nicotine in drug tests. Whether it be from cigarettes, cigars, e
added Apr 2, 2015 17:42

[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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