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[Arkansas] Committee: Can't advance tobacco-age increase

A proposed ordinance that would have required customers be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products in Mountain Home failed to advance out of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting Tuesday evening. Following a 45-minute discussion
Baxter (AR) Bulletin
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Arkansas] Smoking banned in Fayetteville parks, trails starting Friday

City leaders are reminding everyone smoking and tobacco use are not allowed in any park or on any trail in the city starting Friday. The ban includes cigarettes, pipes, cigars, smokeless products such as chewing tobacco, snuff and dip as well as e-cigare
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 7, 2018 20:43
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[Arkansas] Tobacco lawsuits from the past may signal future in fight against opioids

“We oversee, monitor and evaluate programs that are funded through the tobacco settlement dollars,” said Matt Gilmore, the director of the tiny Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission. For 18 years, it's been this 9-person panel that has funneled million
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Apr 3, 2018 15:27
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[Arkansas] Volunteers ‘kick’ in against tobacco, litter

the volunteers, including 17-year-old Boone Walker (inset) with the IGNITS Youth Group, donned disposable gloves and picked up cigarette butts and trash around the Boone County Courthouse.
Harrison (AR) Daily Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:37
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[Arkansas] Fayetteville considers smoking ban in public parks and trails

City Council members next week will discuss a proposal to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public parks and on the city’s trail system. The idea, sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Tobacco and Drug-Free Coalition, has already ga
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Mar 3, 2018 00:52
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[Arkansas] ADH: blood pressure, tobacco remain major issues for county residents

According to Patterson, tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the country. In Arkansas, 15.7 percent of high school students smoke, 26 percent use electronic cigarettes, nearly 24 percent of adults smoke, and 33.5 percent of cance
Madison County (AR) Record
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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[Arkansas] Four squirrel monkeys die during nicotine addiction study as experts slam FDA for 'taxpayer-funded torture'

The FDA issued a statement Friday saying the study was immediately put on hold in September when agency officials learned the four monkeys had died at the National Center for Toxicological Research, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Three of the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 01:43
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AUDIO: Arkansas Receives Failing Grade In Annual Tobacco Report

Arkansas received an F in four out of five categories, failing in tobacco prevention, tobacco taxes, access to cessation services, and the minimum age of sale for tobacco products. The state did receive a C in the smoke-free air section which American Lun
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:33
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[Arkansas] Council to talk tobacco, liquor and panhandling today at 6 pm

The Russellville City Council will convene at 6 p.m. today inside City Hall and discuss amending Ordinance 1847 that prohibits any tobacco products up to 50 feet away from city buildings to include electronic cigarettes.
Russellville (AR) Courier
added Jan 19, 2018 09:46
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Arkansas Senate: Tobacco Settlement funds spend many ways to improve health in Arkansas

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Magnolia (AR) Reporter
added Dec 18, 2017 16:10
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