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[Rhode Island] East Greenwich parks become tobacco free

Last week, the East Greenwich Community Services and Parks Department installed new signage throughout town, alerting residents of the tobacco free zones. “If you’re out in our parks trying to get exercise and being healthy it’ll be great not to have sm
East Greenwich (RI) Pendulum
added Mar 31, 2018 18:02
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[Rhode Island] NBC10 I-Team: Parents warned about deceptive-looking e-cigarette

“What is this in my hand?” an NBC 10 I-Team reporter asked parents in Warwick and Cranston. “I don’t know what that is, no,” said one father. “It has a USB cord,” said a mom. “Something for school, something electronic,” said another dad.
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Mar 29, 2018 00:51
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Have Your Say on Rhode Island’s Impending 80% E-Cigarette Tax

The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), is urging all vaping advocates to speak up against an unreasonable 80% tax on e-cigarettes, that may be implemented in Rhode Island.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:23
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[Rhode Island] Bill would increase age to buy tobacco products in RI to 21

Rep. Teresa Tanzi, a Democrat who represents South Kingstown and Narragansett, introduced a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, to 21. (WJAR) The age to buy tobacco products in Rhode Island cou
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:07
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[Rhode Island] URI Students, Staff Support Tobacco Free Campus

A majority of University of Rhode Island students, faculty and staff support making the Kingston campus free of tobacco and electronic nicotine products. That’s the word from a survey of almost 2,300 members of the URI community done by the university’s
WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:03
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[Rhode Island] R.I. bill aims to add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

would add secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated, to any state law that protects people from exposure to secondhand smoke. The bill was referred to the House health and education committee. Diaz, of Provi
The Day (New London, CT)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:50
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[Rhode Island] Bill aims to add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would add marijuana smoke and vapor to Rhode Island's secondhand smoke laws. A measure by Democratic Rep. Grace Diaz would add secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was gene
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2018 17:27
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[Rhode Island] Line Item Veto & Secondhand Smoke Laws: This Week at the State House

Rep. Grace Diaz (D-Dist. 11, Providence) has introduced legislation that would update Rhode Island’s secondhand smoke laws. The bill would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would als
GoLocalProv.com
added Feb 3, 2018 18:58
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[Rhode Island] Rep. Diaz introduces legislation that would add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

The bill (2018-H 7299) would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would also include secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated.
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Feb 3, 2018 00:16
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[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives mixed reports for R.I., Mass. tobacco policies

The ALA reports 1,800 Rhode Islanders die annually from tobacco use, along with 9,000 Massachusetts residents.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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