Headlines Tagged with Arkansas — 1,909 headlines found
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
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
Aug 22, 2013 Blytheville (AR) Courier-News
added Aug 22, 2013 14:56
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
Aug 11, 2013 KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Aug 22, 2013 09:52
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
Jul 23, 2013 U.S. Air Force
added Jul 23, 2013 00:08
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,"
Jun 19, 2013 KAIT 8 (AR)
added Jun 19, 2013 22:32
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.
Apr 19, 2013 Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Apr 19, 2013 13:24