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[Canada, Arkansas] Six Nations tobacco company fined $30 million

Cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises has been ordered to pay nearly $30 million to the State of Arkansas for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of its participation in a master settlement agreement. The state's Attorney General's Offi
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added May 24, 2014 09:40

[Canada, Arkansas] Judge orders tobacco maker to pay state nearly $30 million

A Canadian tobacco company has been ordered to pay Arkansas nearly $30 million for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of participating in the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The state accused Grand River Enterprises of violating the law by
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2014 12:43

[Arkansas] Health Department issues e-cigarette advisory

Arkansas Health Department is cautioning consumers to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarettes, which use vapor to deliver nicotine. The agency says the practice known as 'vaping' exposes consumers to harmful chemicals. Health officials said Tuesday that
AP - Associated Press
added May 6, 2014 17:11

[Arkansas] E-Cigarettes: The 'E' Is for Enigmatic (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, said, “Right now, for something like e-cigarettes, there are far more questions than answers.”
Arkansas Business
added May 5, 2014 14:57

[Arkansas] UCA bans 'e-cigs' and 'vaping' on campus

University of Central Arkansas Trustees voted unanimously Friday to ban the use of electronic cigarettes on the school’s campus and in university owned vehicles. Trustees updated the board’s existing policy adopted in 2009 that prohibited the use of any
Log Cabin Democrat (Conway, AR)
added Feb 23, 2014 17:11

[Arkansas] (subscription) Wal-Mart urged to end tobacco sales ($$)

The recent decision by drugstore chain CVS Caremark to halt tobacco sales at its 7,600-plus stores prompted some lawmakers to ask other big-name retailers to do the same.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Feb 20, 2014 16:10

[Arkansas] Fayetteville Groups Advocate for Bar Smoking Ban to Protect Employees

Groups in Fayetteville have unsuccessfully tried to outlaw smoking in bars to reduce the health risks of workers exposed to secondhand smoke. Arkansas ranks 49th in the U.S. in smoking per capita, and 25 percent of adult residents identify themselves as
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Feb 19, 2014 10:42

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

[Arkansas] Class-action status OK’d in tobacco suit ($$)

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday formally granted class-action status to a deceptive-trade practices lawsuit against the manufacturer of Marlboro Lights cigarettes, a move that has the potential to create Arkansas’ largest plaintiffs pool e
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Nov 9, 2013 11:35

[Arkansas] Special Report: Smoking in City Parks

Smoking in city parks is not allowed in Little Rock, but FOX16 discovered it still happens daily. City leaders encourage community action to fight the problem. Leaders implemented the measure four years ago, but some wonder about its effectivess. Cigaret
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 31, 2013 02:24
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