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[Arkansas] Marlboro Lights Marketing Suit Will Get Class Cert. ($$)

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
Law360
added Oct 23, 2013 15:31
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[Arkansas] Benton County Judge Bans Smoking, Tobacco Use ($$)

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
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Oct 6, 2013 13:42
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[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,"
Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 15:08
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Another big tobacco case heads to trial in Arkansas | Arkansas Blog

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.
Arkansas Times
added Sep 22, 2013 12:57
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[Arkansas] Initiative helping lower teen use of e-cigarettes

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.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Sep 20, 2013 15:48
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ARCHIVE: MCLANE SOUTHERN, INC., APPELLANT, VS. ARKANSAS TOBACCO CONTROL BOARD, APPELLEE

Arkansas Judiciary
added Sep 20, 2013 15:28
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ARCHIVE: McLANE CO., INC. v. Richard A. WEISS, Director of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration

Appellant McLane Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is a Texas corporation and wholesaler of cigarettes and other products
Leagle
added Sep 20, 2013 15:13
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[Arkansas] Law on tobacco tax faces lawsuit

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.
Morning News of NW Arkansas
added Sep 20, 2013 13:42
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[Arkansas] E-cigarettes banned from school campuses

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
Blytheville (AR) Courier-News
added Aug 22, 2013 14:56
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[Arkansas, Kentucky] Woman Drives Around Pro-Smoking Van

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
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Aug 22, 2013 09:52
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