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[Rhode Island] Providence public parks may go smoke-free

City Council is considering a ban on smoking in all public parks. If it's approved, it would be illegal to use any tobacco product in any city-owned park, playground or recreation area. Violations would be punishable by a $50 fine.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2014 01:42
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[Rhode Island] EDITORIAL: FDA targets e-cigarettes

So far, 33 states have prohibited e-cigarette sales to minors; because the FDA rules are unlikely to take effect for some time, Rhode Island should join them.... In the meantime though, the FDA has offered a sensible framework that gives the science on e
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added May 5, 2014 15:06
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[Rhode Island] Reed Commends CVS for Ending Tobacco Sales

"I commend CVS Caremark for voluntarily taking tobacco products off their shelves. CVS is a trusted brand that focuses on health and wellness and they reached this decision on their own because they understand that tobacco use and public health don't mix
US Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)
added Feb 6, 2014 16:25
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[Rhode Island] EDITORIAL: Caution on e-cigarettes

Aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes could reverse decades of slow progress in reducing tobacco use in this country. The FDA should not shrink from protecting public health.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 8, 2013 13:55
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[Rhode Island] Veto Sinks RI Ban On E-Cigarette Sales To Minors ($$)

The governor of Rhode Island on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, saying he opposed language in the legislation that would make the products exempt from laws that govern the sale of tobacco products.
Law360
added Jul 19, 2013 15:19
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Electronic cigarettes bill would ban sale to those under 18 in Rhode Island

Ruggerio says getting kids hooked on nicotine through a so-called e-cigarette is no better than getting them started on regular cigarettes. He says the bill is modeled on one introduced in Wyoming.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 10, 2013 12:18
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[Rhode Island] RI State Report: EDC Nominees, Unemployment & An E-Cigarette Ban

Electronic cigarettes may be a means for adults to quit smoking, but Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio believes that they get minors hooked on nicotine. On Wednesday, Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence) introduced a bill that wou
GoLocalProv.com
added Mar 9, 2013 20:13
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12-096 - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS, INC. ET AL V. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND ET AL

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER denying 32 Motion for summary judment and for permanent injunction; granting 44 Motion for Summary Judgment. Judgment shall enter in favor of the defendants. So Ordered by Chief Judge Mary M. Lisi on 12/10/2012. (Jackson, Kerrie)
Congressional Record / Government Printing Office (GPO) Access
added Dec 12, 2012 10:06
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[Rhode Island] Federal judge sides with Providence on tobacco curbing ordinances; mayor calls it 'important step'

A federal judge has ruled against the tobacco industry in its legal battle with Providence over new regulations that bar stores from discounting cigarettes and ban the sale of certain flavored tobacco products.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Dec 11, 2012 13:38
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[Rhode Island] Newlon '14.5: Should the University ban smoking near buildings?

Brown Daily Herald (Providence, RI)
added Oct 27, 2012 09:46
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