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[Arkansas] New Bill Aims to Ban Smoking in Public Places

The Clean Indoor Air Act of 2006 banned smoking in many public places, like restaurants. Now, Representative John Walker is going after the handful of places that are left. If House Bill 2119 passes, it would strike smoking from the list of indulgences p
KARK-TV (NBC) Ch. 4 (Little Rock, AR)
added Mar 12, 2013 05:39
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[Arkansas] Philip Morris USA Inc.: Private Company Information

A Pulaski County Circuit judge set a threeday hearing for October to determine whether a 9-year-old lawsuit against Philip Morris USA Inc. can proceed as class-action litigation. The suit seeks to pit every Arkansas smoker of Marlboro Lights over a 38-ye
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Mar 8, 2013 06:13
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[Arkansas] Hearing set in state tobacco lawsuit ($$)

A Pulaski County Circuit judge on Tuesday set a threeday hearing for October to determine whether a 9-yearold lawsuit against cigarette maker Philip Morris USA can proceed as class-action litigation.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Mar 8, 2013 06:11
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[Arkansas] Paid Research Study for Cigarette Smokers

If you are over the age of 18 and a regular cigarette smoker, you may be eligible to participate in a study on the experience of craving for cigarettes. Participation in this study will contribute to knowledge that will help people manage their smoking a
University of Arkansas
added Feb 21, 2013 17:25
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Arkansas hospital taking stand against hiring tobacco users

Cigarettes, dip, cigars and even electronic cigarettes are things that could keep you out of the running. A Baptist Health official told us today it's happy to be the first Little Rock hospital to take an anti-tobacco stand against its job applicants.
KATV Channel 7 (Little Rock, AR)
added Dec 20, 2012 14:38
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[Arkansas] Arrests made in Tobacco Superstore armed robbery

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Two men have been arrested in connection to Wednesday's armed robbery of the Tobacco Superstore in Jacksonville. The suspects arrested are Marcus Williams, 32 of Little Rock, and David Golden, 19 of North Little Rock. Williams is charg
KLRT Fox 16 (Little Rock, AR)
added Nov 30, 2012 20:12
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[Arkansas] PLAINTIFFS' RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.'S MOTION FOR ENTRY OF A CONFIDENTIALITY ORDER (PDF)

There are lessons to be learned from the Thayer case, and this Court should not countenance here the "spectacle" that occurred there. To repeat, Philip Morris has not shown "good cause" for the entry of any protective order. Supposing it had, though, the
Arkansas Times
added Nov 20, 2012 19:08
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[Arkansas] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.'S MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR ENTRY OF A CONFIDENTIALITY ORDER (PDF)

In short, none of plaintiffs' arguments can justify diverging from the more than three dozen courts that have entered substantially similar confidentiality orders to the one proposed by PM USA, nor requiring FM USA to disclose Confidential or Highly Conf
Arkansas Times
added Nov 20, 2012 19:04
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[Arkansas] Tobacco company seeks to close record in Pulaski lawsuit

Thrash says Philip Morris has asked for a protective order to seal from public view documents about the toxic nature of additives to the cigarettes, manipulation of nicotine in them and levels of nicotine necessary for addiction.
Arkansas Times
added Nov 20, 2012 18:59
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[Arkansas] Health Advocates Encourage Smokers To Quit

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and over the next few weeks a variety of programs and events will be happening across Arkansas to educate the public about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke. Katherine Donald manages the Coalition for a T
KUAR FM 89.1 (Little Rock, AR)
added Nov 15, 2012 19:09
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