Legislation has been introduced to prohibit
Some other states have moved in this direction. My initial response is skepticism, but who knows? It is at least a wedge against the Big Tobacco giveaway embodied in legislation introduced by Rep. Andy Davis and Sen. Jonathan Dismang. It is ostensibly a financing mechanism for a UAMS cancer institute, but it is a Trojan horse of tobacco protectionism, including pre-emption of local controls (at least one Arkansas city has passed an ordinance stopping sales to those under 21) and preferential tax treatment.
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