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[Arkansas] City adds no-smoking zones

Smoking tobacco products and the use of electronic cigarettes won't be allowed within 20 feet from stationary playground equipment or a splash pad in Maumelle's city parks, the Maumelle City Council agreed Monday night.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Jun 7, 2016 13:01

[Arkansas] Faith leaders gather at Capitol to promote 'No Menthol Sunday'

Local pastors and faith leaders want members of their congregations to say no to mentholated tobacco products. They gather at the Arkansas State Capitol Friday to promote "No Menthol Sunday" this Sunday, May 22. Those leaders say the tobacco industry ta
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added May 23, 2016 16:19

[Arkansas] NWA editorial: A case of the vapors

The risks of an unregulated market far outweigh the burdens the industry will argue are too great for them to bear. The public's health and e-cigs' impact on it must remain the primary focus. We hope the Food and Drug Administration, having finally step
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added May 16, 2016 14:49
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$49.6 million to Arkansas in tobacco settlement payments

State Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that the money supports several programs, including tobacco cessation efforts, public health programs for minorities and older Arkansans, increased Medicaid coverage for pregnant women and increased h
AP - Associated Press
added May 5, 2016 15:55

[Arkansas] Drawings for five $50 Walmart Gift Cards for E-Cigarette Survey

students are needed for a participation in a survey regarding electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). The student must be 18 or older. Survey questions will ask about the participant's attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding e-cigarettes. The survey wi
University of Arkansas
added Apr 6, 2016 21:31

A research program created through Arkansas' settlement with tobacco companies is marking its receipt of more than a half-billion dollars in grants since it was created more than a decade ago

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state Tobacco Settlement Commission officials on Tuesday celebrated the Arkansas Biosciences Institute receiving more than $508 million in private and public grants since its creation in 2002. The institute is one of seven progra
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 29, 2016 23:04

Outside conservative groups overwhelm Arkansas judge races

the barrage is focused on two state Supreme Court races...Republican State Leadership Committee is also spending heavily...supported financially by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds America, Bentonville-based Wal-Mart Stores and other
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2016 15:13

Arkansas high school student caught on camera lighting a cigar and blowing smoke in teacher's face is arrested for harassment

Christopher Dunn, 18, was arrested Monday on the misdemeanor charge Video of him blowing smoke into his teacher's face went viral in December The argument began when his teacher Robert Holley asked him to take his final exam in the hallway
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:59

[Arkansas] Prosecutors Mull Criminal Charge Against H.S. Student Who Blew Cigar Smoke In Teacher's Face

Arkansas prosecutors are considering filing a criminal charge against a high school student who lit a cigar in class and then blew smoke in his teacher’s face three times, according to police.
The Smoking Gun
added Dec 18, 2015 19:48

[Arkansas] 3 state agencies ahead of any smoking ban

Three public housing authorities in Arkansas already have some form of no-smoking policy. HUD began encouraging housing authorities to adopt such rules voluntarily in 2009. That year, the Little Rock agency now known as the Metropolitan Housing Alliance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 14, 2015 15:00
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