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[Arkansas] Law on tobacco tax faces lawsuit

McLane Co. of Temple, Texas ... and some of its subsidiaries have sued two Arkansas agencies and their directors, claiming that a tax law passed in the most recent legislative session is unconstitutional.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 20, 2013 13:42
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[Arkansas] WAYNE MINER and JAMES EASLEY v. PHILIP MORRIS COMPANIES, INC -- AMICUS BRIEF OF CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION, AND AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY ...

In litigation in which Defendant Philip Morris has been deemed liable for violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO"), 18 U.S.C. § 1961-1968, due to its "false and fraudulent statements to consumers about [its] products,"
Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 15:08
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[Arkansas] E-cigarettes banned from school campuses

E-cigarettes, which up until this year have been legal in most public buildings statewide, were recently banned from school campuses by the Arkansas Legislature. Act 1099, passed during 2013's regular legislative session, will prohibit the use of e-ciga
Blytheville (AR) Courier-News
added Aug 22, 2013 14:56
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[Arkansas, Kentucky] Woman Drives Around Pro-Smoking Van

A Kentucky woman, driving what she calls a "Liberty Van" around the country, made a stop in Little Rock today. Since 2005, Lynda Farley parked a pro-smoking van in front of 48 state capitols. Signs, posters and statues decorate the van which is promotin
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Aug 22, 2013 09:52
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[Arkansas] Base snuffs 83 smoking areas

Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark., is decreasing the number of designated tobacco areas on base from 172 to 89 beginning Monday through August 30. The changeover process has been approved for execution in accordance with new guidance, Air Force Instructio
U.S. Air Force
added Jul 23, 2013 00:08
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[Arkansas] CDC: Fewer Americans are smoking

According to the CDC, 18 percent of Americans smoke. That's down from the 21 percent that was reported over the past seven years. "Were seeing a lot of younger patients come in with heart disease now and I think that's an eye opener for a lot of people,"
KAIT 8 (AR)
added Jun 19, 2013 22:32
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[Arkansas] E-Cigarettes? Library Foretells Looming Debate ($$)

At first glance, the Rogers Public Library’s ban on electronic cigarettes has the appearance of the nanny state run amok. After all, these are not tobacco products.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 19, 2013 13:24
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[Arkansas] Electronic Cigarettes Banned in Library ($$)

Electronic cigarettes have been banned from the Rogers Public Library.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 18, 2013 21:57
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[Arkansas] Bills seek to douse electronic cigarettes ($$)

Consumers must prove that they are 18 years old before purchasing tobacco products, but no such restriction exists in Arkansas for the sale of imitation cigarettes that vaporize liquid nicotine instead of burning tobacco.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 26, 2013 14:12
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[Arkansas] Bills seek to douse electronic cigarettes ($$)

Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Mar 25, 2013 20:26
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