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[Rhode Island] Vendors recognized for tobacco law adherence

More than 20 stores in Providence that sell tobacco are being recognized for their efforts to keep the product out of the hands of minors. The Tobacco-Free Providence campaign has designated 22 local vendors, including convenience stores and liquor store
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 5, 2012 11:52

[Rhode Island] That's Toxic! Britney Spears sneaks out for a cigarette break before judging a new round of X Factor auditions

The X Factor judge was photographed smoking a cigarette this morning with a friend outside a breakfast spot in Providence, Rhode Island.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2012 05:39

[Rhode Island] Ordinance would ban smoking in downtown Providence

Some agree. Even some smokers. Mark Brier was smoking in Kennedy Plaza when I asked where he would go to smoke if he couldn't smoke outside downtown. "I'd go to another city. They're getting too expensive anyway," he said.
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Jun 10, 2015 19:45

Oppenheimer Weighs Appeal of Rhode Island Tobacco Ruling ($$)

Oppenheimer Funds is looking over a judge's dismissal of its challenge to Rhode Island's plan to sell nearly $600 million in tobacco-settlement bonds.
Bond Buyer Online
added Jan 20, 2015 22:32

Rhode Island Governor Chafee Does the Right Thing by Vetoing Legislation to Exempt E-Cigarettes from Health Regulations

masquerading as an effort to prevent e-cigarette sales to kids, the vetoed bill did not provide for effective enforcement and would have exempted e-cigarettes from other public health regulations intended to reduce tobacco use.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 23, 2013 12:54

[China, Rhode Island] Chinese National Sentenced to Federal Prison for Smuggling Counterfeit Tobacco Products into the U.S.

Lin Xiao Wei, 33, a Chinese national, was sentenced on Friday to 16 months in federal prison for importing counterfeit tobacco products into the United States from China, earmarked for Rhode Island. In February 2013, Wei admitted to the court that in Febr
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
added May 6, 2013 19:10

[Rhode Island] Probation for man who smuggled 3 million cigarettes into R.I.

A Syrian national living in Massachusetts has been sentenced to five years' probation for his role in bringing millions of contraband cigarettes into Rhode Island. Mohamad Mohamad, sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court, must spend one year in a half
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 28, 2012 17:41

[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] 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

[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
added Feb 3, 2018 18:58
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