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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS, INC., et al. v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE - TOBACCO CONTROL LEGAL CONSORTIUM (PDF)

if this guarantee can be applied indiscriminately to the most mundane business conduct, it will cease to provide meaningful protection to genuine expression. “To say that the First Amendment protects the sale or dissemination of all objects … would entir
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 18:58
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[Rhode Island] R.I. wins tobacco-bond lawsuit

Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Jan 19, 2015 09:54
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[Rhode Island] Zombies speak for RI Health Dept: Quit smoking or end up like us

Scheduled to walk around Providence’s Kennedy Plaza on Wednesday afternoon are teenagers dressed as zombies. “The teens will be transformed into walking examples of the effects of tobacco-related disease,” the state Department of Health said in a news re
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 18, 2014 15:58
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Rhode Island Cigar Bar Will Open Despite Local Backlash

Two Rhode Island business owners will continue construction on their upcoming cigar bar after winning a high-profile dispute over a liquor license late last month that received national attention. The local strife erupted after tenants of the Westerly, R
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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[Rhode Island] Up in Smoke: RI Tobacco Is Day-to-Day

Rhode Island's Tobacco deal has been put on day to day status by Citigroup following a lawsuit from two Oppenheimer Rochester funds.
Bond Buyer Online
added Aug 6, 2014 01:03
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[Rhode Island] Tobacco Companies Appeal Unsuccessful Challenge to Local Ordinances

Several tobacco companies have recently appealed a federal trial court’s decision to uphold two local ordinances that ban certain promotional discounts and severely restrict flavored tobacco products.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:08
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[Rhode Island] Judge throws out tobacco suit against RI city

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by the tobacco industry against the city of Providence, R.I. over ordinances that tighten rules on selling tobacco, rejecting the argument that they violate the industry's rights to free speech.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 11, 2012 13:45
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Rhode Island Defeats Challenge to Sale of Tobacco-Backed Debt

Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by tobacco-company payments.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 17:55
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[Rhode Island] RI City Prods 1st Circ. To Back Tobacco Sales Restrictions ($$)

The city of Providence, R.I., pushed the First Circuit on Tuesday to affirm a decision upholding two tobacco sales and advertising ordinances under attack by Philip Morris USA Inc. and other tobacco companies, pointing to a Second Circuit decision backing
Law360
added Jun 1, 2013 12:59
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[Rhode Island] RI lawmaker tries again to cut cigarette taxes

a Rhode Island state lawmaker insists lowering the state’s tax on cigarettes would be good for the state’s economy. Rep. Robert Phillips says his legislation to cut the tax by a dollar a pack would encourage smokers to shop local instead of buying their
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 03:00
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