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E-cigarette restrictions fall short in Arkansas Senate panel's vote

A bill that would ban the use of electronic cigarettes in most restaurants and other businesses failed to clear a Senate committee on Wednesday, but its sponsor indicated he plans to present it again. Senate Bill 285, sponsored by Sen. Eddie Cheatham, D
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 3, 2017 21:56
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Arkansas panel advances marijuana-smoking ban

A Senate committee advanced legislation banning the smoking of medical marijuana and the manufacturing of edible products -- both actions over the objections of the lawmaker tasked with organizing medical-marijuana legislation in the House.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 3, 2017 21:54
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Arkansas town OKs tobacco ban in parks

in less than 30 days it will be illegal to smoke or use any tobacco, electronic cigarette or vapor products in Fort Smith's city parks. City directors approved on Tuesday an ordinance recommended by the Fort Smith Parks and Recreation Commission to ban s
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Feb 23, 2017 15:47
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[Arkansas] Trumann Council discusses tobacco ordinance

The Trumann City Council heard the first of three readings for an ordinance regulating smoking, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes on city property Tuesday night.
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith directors talk signs, smoking

Ward 4 Director George Catsavis suggested that there be designated smoking areas away from where kids are playing and with trash cans to cut back on cigarette butt litter. Reinert has had mixed responses from the public concerning the ban, he said. Some
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Arkansas] River Valley Parks Now Smoke Free

The Fort Smith Parks Commission voted unanimously last Wednesday to ban smoking and smokeless tobacco products in city parks. The ordinance draft states that anyone caught violating the smoking ban in either of the city's 24 parks will be fined a minimu
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:52
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[Arkansas] Editorial: Smoking ban at Fort Smith parks can only be a good thing

A smoking ban isn't a political issue, nor should it be one. It's about creating a healthy environment and allowing everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. We applaud the Parks and Recreation Commission's efforts and hope the Fort Smith Board of Directors
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 12, 2017 21:12
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the m
Arkansas News Bureau
added Feb 15, 2017 01:12
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[Arkansas] Panel votes to ban tobacco in parks

FORT SMITH -- A woman called Parks and Recreation Commissioner Sherry Toliver and asked if a statue of a man with a cigarette in his mouth at Carol Ann Cross Park would send the wrong message about an effort to ban smoking in city parks.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 01:10
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[Arkansas] Fort Smith parks panel OKs smoking ban

Tobacco products took a step closer to being banned in Fort Smith's parks following a unanimous vote by the Parks and Recreation Commission on Wednesday. Secondhand smoke as a health hazard and the influence of smoking around children were some of the ma
Southwest (AR) Times Record
added Feb 9, 2017 09:15
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