Arkansas Seeks Ban on Smokeless Tobacco

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An Arkansas state lawmaker wants to fix a gross inconsistency. State House rules ban lawmakers from having a cup of water on their desks. But a day's worth of tobacco juice is allowed. Representative Pam Adcock wants to snuff out smokeless tobacco in the House. She's testing the water (so to speak) for a state law banning smokeless tobacco out of the Arkansas capitol in 2009.

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