Headlines Tagged with Arkansas — 1,914 headlines found
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
Nov 9, 2013 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Nov 9, 2013 11:35
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
Oct 30, 2013 KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 31, 2013 02:24
A decade-old lawsuit filed against the tobacco company Phillip Morris USA was approved to proceed in Little Rock Tuesday.
Oct 23, 2013 KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Oct 23, 2013 20:47
A judge in Arkansas has granted class-action status to a lawsuit that claims Philip Morris USA deliberately exaggerated the safety of its Marlboro Lights cigarettes. Attorneys for Philip Morris had argued that any lawsuits should be filed individually, b
Oct 23, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2013 15:33
An Arkansas judge on Tuesday said he will certify a class of potentially hundreds of thousands of smokers in a lawsuit accusing Philip Morris USA Inc. of knowingly misrepresenting to consumers that its Marlboro Light cigarettes were safer than regular bra
Oct 23, 2013 Law360
added Oct 23, 2013 15:31
Bob Clinard issued a memo about the tobacco policy change: “To protect and enhance our air quality and to contribute to the health and well-being of all employees, Benton County buildings and facilities shall be entirely tobacco free effective October 10
Oct 6, 2013 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Oct 6, 2013 13:42
Little Rock lawyer Thomas Thrash provides an update on pending class action legislation aimed at winning damages from Phillip Morris for alleged deceptive marketing of Marlboro Light cigarettes as safer and healthier than "regular" cigarettes.
Sep 21, 2013 Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 12:57
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.
Sep 20, 2013 KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 20, 2013 15:48
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.
Sep 20, 2013 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 20, 2013 13:42
[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,"
Sep 19, 2013 Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 15:08