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[Rhode Island] LETTER: A Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Providence, R.I., is fighting to protect our children from tobacco. We took the ruling by the Food and Drug Administration banning flavored cigarettes a step further by banning the sale of other candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products.
New York Times
added Sep 13, 2012 06:41
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND

contends that the Price Ordinance violates the First Amendment and that both ordinances are preempted by federal and state law. The district court held that the ordinances were neither preempted nor otherwise invalid. We affirm.
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
added Oct 1, 2013 00:58
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Rhode Island $618 Million Tobacco Bond Ends Seven-Month Wait

Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, ending a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2015 18:54
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[Oklahoma, Rhode Island] Big tobacco stubs out e-cigarette competitors

Vuse, an electronic cigarette that delivers nicotine without the use of tobacco and is benefiting from the combined marketing power of R.J. Reynolds and state government regulators.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:12
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[Rhode Island] Oppenheimer's Tobacco Bond Dispute Heard in RI Court

Oppenheimer squared off against the Rhode Island Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. at a state court hearing Monday as the fund company sought to block a $593 million tobacco bond refunding sale originally slated for early August.
Bond Buyer Online
added Sep 8, 2014 16:45
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[Rhode Island] AN ACT / RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -CHILDREN -TAXATION -CIGARETTE TAX (PDF)

(b) No person shall sell, give or deliver to any person under eighteen (18) years of age, any tobacco in the form of cigarettes, bidi cigarettes, cigars, little cigars, flavored cigars known as "blunts," unflavored "blunts," flavored and unflavored blu
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Apr 18, 2013 21:43
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[Rhode Island] Providence bans flavored tobacco products

As of Thursday, Rhode Island's capital city prohibits the sale of flavored cigarettes and cigars in an effort to prevent children and teens from using the products. City officials say tobacco companies often market fruit-, chocolate- or candy-flavored to
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Jan 4, 2013 13:01
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[Rhode Island] Michael Fine: City's historic tobacco ban helps youth

We are trendsetters in the Tobacco Control Movement. Rhode Island has the second highest cigarette excise tax, the third lowest youth smoking rate and now, our capital city has put Rhode Island on the map once again.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 14, 2013 05:28
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Rhode Island weighs options over tobacco funding

The Chafee administration is weighing whether to refinance the bonds initially sold in 2002 to investors willing to pay $685 million up front in exchange for the rights to $1.2 billion in anticipated settlement payments over two decades from the big tobac
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Aug 27, 2013 10:36
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[Rhode Island] Providence, RI: A Legal Battleground Over Flavored Tobacco Products, Coupons and Promotions

An important legal battle over a retailer's ability to sell flavored tobacco products, accept tobacco product coupons, and offer promotionally-priced tobacco products is being waged in U.S. Federal District Court in Rhode Island. This litigation battle b
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 19, 2012 15:34
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