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Rhode Island Refunds Tobacco Bonds as Rally Sputters: Muni Deal

Rhode Island is selling $594 million in debt backed by tobacco-company payments as the segment is losing some luster while it beats the $3.7 trillion municipal market this year. The state’s Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. is refunding securities this
Bloomberg News
added Aug 4, 2014 04:36
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[Rhode Island] RUSSELL: REMINISCING: The Greatest Generation: Seduced by the powerful cigarette

. The “Greatest Generation,” as Tom Brokaw calls it, was literally seduced by smoke. And, along with a lot of other generations, it has paid a high price for the illusion thrust upon them by hucksters.
Westerly (RI) Sun
added Feb 24, 2013 20:53
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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)
Justia
added Dec 11, 2012 18:22
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[China, Missouri, Rhode Island] Chinese national charged in RI with smuggling cigs

A Chinese national is facing charges that he smuggled more than $1 million worth of counterfeit Marlboro cigarettes into the United States, federal authorities in Rhode Island said Friday. Lin Xiao Wei is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday in U.S. Distr
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 29, 2012 15:51
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[California, Rhode Island] TOBACCO PURCHASE AGE TO BE 21 IN SAN FRANCISCO

Meanwhile, a Rhode Island lawmaker has proposed raising the state’s legal tobacco buying age to 21 as well... The National Association of Tobacco Outlets had requested the city to hold off on voting on the issue, given the threat of lawsuits other state
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 3, 2016 11:24
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Rhode Island's capital considering downtown smoking ban

The proposed ban would apply to non-enclosed sidewalks and other pedestrian areas, including alleys, accessible to the public anywhere in downtown Providence. Smoking would be allowed only in private residences and vehicles.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2015 15:11
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[Rhode Island] Heidi Heilman: Marijuana follows Big Tobacco’s lead

Big Marijuana is doing all it can to cast doubt on these scientific facts in the same way that Big Tobacco succeeded in hiding the dangers of cigarette smoking for more than 80 years.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 17, 2014 00:02
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[Rhode Island] RI bill: cops could warn smokers in cars with kids

Legislation in the Rhode Island Senate would allow police to issue warnings to drivers who are seen smoking in a vehicle containing a young child. The proposal, which is scheduled to be reviewed Thursday in a Senate committee, would only apply when
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2014 13:52
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[Rhode Island] Providence's new tobacco laws to go in effect Jan. 3

The city regulations bar stores from discounting cigarettes and selling tobacco products advertised with fruit and candy-flavor.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Dec 20, 2012 00:39
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[Rhode Island] Federal Court Upholds Providence, RI, Measures to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Kids

Judge Lisi found that Providence's restrictions are reasonable regulations of the sales -- not the marketing -- of tobacco products and serve the city's legitimate goal of reducing smoking and other tobacco use, especially among kids. She rejected argume
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:54
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