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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

[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

[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

[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

[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
added Jul 22, 2012 20:04

[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

[Rhode Island] Health groups back Providence in tobacco lawsuit

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-
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2012 06:51

[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] The Latest: Gov. Raimondo Thanks House for $9.2B Budget Plan

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20
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