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[Rhode Island] Providence officials consider repealing smoking ban

The ban was backed by a group of businessmen led by former Mayor Joseph Paolino (pay-oh-LEE'-noh), a major downtown property owner. Supporters had said the ban was aimed at protecting the public from secondhand smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2018 06:59
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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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[Rhode Island] In a first under sales licensing law, Providence revokes tobacco licenses at city store

The city Board of Licenses shut down Richmond News on Thursday, accusing it of repeatedly selling cigarettes without paying state taxes. It revoked Walid Zahran's three licenses to sell tobacco and food and to sell on holidays.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2012 17:45
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[Rhode Island] Nearly 25% of Female College Freshmen Smoke Hookah—Miriam Study

A new study from Miriam Hospital researchers says that nearly 25% of female college students smoke hookah for the first time their freshmen year
GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 22, 2012 20:04
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[Rhode Island] RI gov vetoes change to underage smoking penalties

Rhode Island's governor has vetoed legislation that would have imposed tougher penalties on minors caught smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 22, 2012 14:49
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