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Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

The Rhode Island Department of Health says all 25 public housing authorities are in compliance. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside public housing or near the outside of the buildings, to help prevent smoke from drifting indoors. Health Department Di
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38

[Rhode Island] 15,000 RI Families Living in Public Housing Are Now Protected from Secondhand Smoke, Says RI Lung

The American Lung Association applauds the new rule issued by the Trump administration, which the health organization says “recognizes the serious health threat posed by secondhand smoke, and its ability to linger in rooms and even travel between homes i
added Jul 31, 2018 20:04

Rhode Island bans electronic cigarettes and vaping at work

A new law, recently signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo, took effect this week. It adds the use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine to the definition of smoking in
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2018 14:23
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[Rhode Island] E-cigs, vaping now part of RI's workplace smoking ban

Gov. Gina Raimondo just signed a bill into law, adding the use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine, to the definition of “smoking” in the Public Health and Workplace Safety Act.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:28

[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

[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

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

[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

[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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