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[Arkansas] Four squirrel monkeys die during nicotine addiction study as experts slam FDA for 'taxpayer-funded torture'

The FDA issued a statement Friday saying the study was immediately put on hold in September when agency officials learned the four monkeys had died at the National Center for Toxicological Research, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Three of the
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 01:43
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[Arkansas] ADH: blood pressure, tobacco remain major issues for county residents

According to Patterson, tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the country. In Arkansas, 15.7 percent of high school students smoke, 26 percent use electronic cigarettes, nearly 24 percent of adults smoke, and 33.5 percent of cance
Madison County (AR) Record
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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AUDIO: Arkansas Receives Failing Grade In Annual Tobacco Report

Arkansas received an F in four out of five categories, failing in tobacco prevention, tobacco taxes, access to cessation services, and the minimum age of sale for tobacco products. The state did receive a C in the smoke-free air section which American Lun
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:33
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[Arkansas] Council to talk tobacco, liquor and panhandling today at 6 pm

The Russellville City Council will convene at 6 p.m. today inside City Hall and discuss amending Ordinance 1847 that prohibits any tobacco products up to 50 feet away from city buildings to include electronic cigarettes.
Russellville (AR) Courier
added Jan 19, 2018 09:46
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Arkansas Senate: Tobacco Settlement funds spend many ways to improve health in Arkansas

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Magnolia (AR) Reporter
added Dec 18, 2017 16:10
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[Arkansas] State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Eddie Cheatham

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Salineriverchronicle.com
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Arkansas] Tobacco deal money to help 500 disabled Arkansans with home-based care

A law passed this year is providing 201 people with developmental disabilities with home-based services, such as help with daily living tasks, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday. An additional 299 people are expected to receive the services but must first
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 14:02
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[Arkansas] Tobacco settlement money used to provide services to 200 Arkansans with disabilities

Money from Arkansas’ share of a tobacco lawsuit settlement is paying to help 201 Arkansans with developmental disabilities with daily living tasks in their homes, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said... Hutchinson gave an update on the state’s progress to the Arkans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 04:36
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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AUDIO: Big Tobacco Coughs Up ‘Corrective Statements’ — Arkansas Youth Might Miss The Message

“They seem to do the bare minimum,”...the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is not one of them. The Sun and some other community newspapers sued for the ad contracts, and won. "It's really too bad that the Democrat-Gazette didn't get some of those ads," Mirive
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 9, 2017 19:42
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