The Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act has been set up to resolve consumer grievances that arise from various everyday trade transactions.
- The consumer protection laws cover a million of topics ranging from trade contracts, debt collection, identity theft, telephone sales, check cashing, etc.
- Under the Arkansas consumer law, written warranties are not required for any purchases, however, in case of verbal warranties that are beyond the normal warranty provisions written representations are required.
- The law lies down that all consumers are entitled to receive an annual credit report free of cost from the credit bureau listing their credit card transactions.
- In the case of prescription drugs, pharmacists are to provide information on the availability of generic form of medicines and their present costs.