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[Arkansas] AUDIO: Senator Promises '17 Legislative Session Will Stub Smokers' Quitline Out

Sen. Bart Hester...raised the specter in a council meeting of the country’s third most tobacco-addicted state — that’s Arkansas, according to the Centers for Disease Control — quitting the tobacco “quitline.” It’s costly, redundant, and overreaching, he s
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 10, 2016 23:55
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[Arkansas] Drawings for five $50 Walmart Gift Cards for E-Cigarette Survey

students are needed for a participation in a survey regarding electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). The student must be 18 or older. Survey questions will ask about the participant's attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding e-cigarettes. The survey wi
University of Arkansas
added Apr 6, 2016 21:31
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Outside conservative groups overwhelm Arkansas judge races

the barrage is focused on two state Supreme Court races...Republican State Leadership Committee is also spending heavily...supported financially by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds America, Bentonville-based Wal-Mart Stores and other
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2016 15:13
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[Arkansas] Social Media Campaign Launched For 'Smoke Free Fayetteville'

another debate on whether to ban smoking in bars and nightclubs could soon be raging again in Fayetteville. A survey polling Fayetteville residents about the issue began circulating online earlier this year, followed recently by new social media accounts
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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[Arkansas] Insurance costs said to spur no-tobacco rules

"Employers are desperate," said Soeren Mattke, a senior scientist at the Rand Corp. and managing director of Rand Health Advisory Services. "They kind of saw over the last [few] years rapidly rising health care costs ... and they know most chronic condit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Apr 6, 2015 14:58
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[Arkansas] Initiative helping lower teen use of e-cigarettes

A recent CDC report shows an increased use of e-cigarettes with teens. Toni McCastle is helping lower those numbers here in Arkansas. She is the media liason with the Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 20, 2013 15:48
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[Arkansas] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.'S MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR ENTRY OF A CONFIDENTIALITY ORDER (PDF)

In short, none of plaintiffs' arguments can justify diverging from the more than three dozen courts that have entered substantially similar confidentiality orders to the one proposed by PM USA, nor requiring FM USA to disclose Confidential or Highly Conf
Arkansas Times
added Nov 20, 2012 19:04
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[Arkansas] Group aims to make all Little Rock bars and eateries smoke-free

Smoke Free Little Rock -- a collection of health professionals and community activists -- is petitioning the city's Board of Directors to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. It would eliminate exemptions allowed under the state's Clean Indoor Air
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 12, 2017 20:42
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[Arkansas] Proposed smoking ban hot topic at Trumann City Council

An ordinance to regulate smoking on city-owned property was met with some opposition Tuesday night at the Trumann City Council meeting. At the March meeting, the ordinance was read for the second time to make all parks in Trumann smoke-free places. Alde
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Apr 15, 2017 19:28
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the ma
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 9, 2017 09:15
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