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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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Arkansas Lawmakers Prepare To Defund State’s Smoking Hotline

lawmakers in Little Rock elected to defund the Arkansas smoking hotline, which provides advisers to tobacco users looking to quit. The proposal was brought up, after legislators said the $1.8 million operations fee would be better used elsewhere in the b
KFSM-TV Channel 5 (Fort Smith, AR)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:36
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[Arkansas] Hotline helping Arkansans quit smoking might end

if lawmakers choose not to continue the state's stop smoking hotline: 1-800-QUIT-NOW. The Arkansas Legislative Council voted earlier this month not to renew the state's contract 0"I think we've reached a tipping point in terms of reducing tobacco use in
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51
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