Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,194 headlines found
[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.
Aug 31, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 31, 2012 17:45
A new study from Miriam Hospital researchers says that nearly 25% of female college students smoke hookah for the first time their freshmen year
Jul 21, 2012 GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 22, 2012 20:04
Rhode Island's governor has vetoed legislation that would have imposed tougher penalties on minors caught smoking.
Jun 22, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 22, 2012 14:49
advocacy groups have filed papers in federal court supporting Providence in a lawsuit brought against the city by several tobacco companies . . . The lawsuit targets ordinances banning pricing strategies, such as "buy one, get one free," and sales of non-
Jun 15, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2012 06:51
The Rhode Island House of Representatives has voted to increase the state's cigarette taxes and require e-commerce companies to collect sales taxes when people buy products online.
Jun 22, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
if her budget is enacted, it will actually hurt some of Rhode Island’s smallest existing businesses, like ours, while also hurting many of the citizens she seeks to help with a wage increase. Time and again, Governor Raimondo and past governors have soug
May 11, 2017 Cranston (RI) Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:25
Esteban Perez (age 58) made deliveries of tobacco products and was also seen storing suspected contraband at the U-Haul moving and storage facility in Providence. Perez does not hold a license by the State of Rhode Island to sell or distribute tobacco p
Dec 4, 2015 ABC6 (Providence, RI)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:36
Ordinance Committee is considering a smoking ban in the downtown business district that supporters claim would improve public health but which opponents charge is really aimed at harassing the homeless who gather at Kennedy Plaza. The committee discussed
Oct 21, 2015 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 21, 2015 15:29
State Rep. Teresa Tanzi has introduced a bill to raise the state's smoking age from 18 to make it harder for younger people to get cigarettes. She says she hopes doing so will prevent them from starting to smoke.
Feb 8, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2015 14:59
A decade later, I recognized something familiar as I watched Rhode Island turn to debt to fund infrastructure and to one-time fixes like settlement money from a tobacco-related lawsuit to plug its budget gaps.
Aug 31, 2014 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Sep 2, 2014 10:18