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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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[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
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[Arkansas] Prosecutors Mull Criminal Charge Against H.S. Student Who Blew Cigar Smoke In Teacher's Face

Arkansas prosecutors are considering filing a criminal charge against a high school student who lit a cigar in class and then blew smoke in his teacher’s face three times, according to police.
The Smoking Gun
added Dec 18, 2015 19:48
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[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
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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
KTVE NBC 10 & KARD FOX 14
added Apr 2, 2015 17:42
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Arkansas Lung Cancer Rates Declining

“The drop in the nations’ rates of lung cancer has been trending down for years. Finally we are seeing that in Arkansas. Further, we are seeing a statistically significant drop in rates from 2005 - 2009 ... “Unfortunately, here in Arkansas the incidence
Arkansas Department of Health
added Jan 12, 2014 03:23
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ARCHIVE: MCLANE SOUTHERN, INC., APPELLANT, VS. ARKANSAS TOBACCO CONTROL BOARD, APPELLEE

Arkansas Judiciary
added Sep 20, 2013 15:28
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Arkansas hospital taking stand against hiring tobacco users

Cigarettes, dip, cigars and even electronic cigarettes are things that could keep you out of the running. A Baptist Health official told us today it's happy to be the first Little Rock hospital to take an anti-tobacco stand against its job applicants.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:38
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[Arkansas] PLAINTIFFS' RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.'S MOTION FOR ENTRY OF A CONFIDENTIALITY ORDER (PDF)

There are lessons to be learned from the Thayer case, and this Court should not countenance here the "spectacle" that occurred there. To repeat, Philip Morris has not shown "good cause" for the entry of any protective order. Supposing it had, though, the
Arkansas Times
added Nov 20, 2012 19:08
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