Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,214 headlines found
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
[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives mixed reports for R.I., Mass. tobacco policies
The ALA reports 1,800 Rhode Islanders die annually from tobacco use, along with 9,000 Massachusetts residents.
Jan 24, 2018 WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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
Two municipal bond funds run by OppenheimerFunds Inc. on Monday filed suit in Rhode Island state court over an anticipated $594 million bond offering that the funds say would enable the state to siphon money meant for bondholders to itself and to an unnam
Aug 5, 2014 Law360
added Aug 6, 2014 00:35
has signed legislation that bans the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. The legislation also prohibits use of the devices in Rhode Island by anyone under 18. It requires stores where e-cigarettes are sold to post new signs that list the prohibition not onl
Jul 2, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2014 03:28