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[Rhode Island] CVS Marks Year Since Tobacco-Free Announcement With $5M Grant

Woonsocket-based company is marking the day by making a donation to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. CVS Health announced last year that it was pulling tobacco products from its more than 7,800 stores across the U.S. CVS Health announced last year th
WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:01

In Rhode Island, getting help to quit smoking

Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 29, 2014 12:46

[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] WEYERMANN: A visit to Brookline's 'Mad Russian' helps one R.I. smoker quit the habit

His office is above a dentist in Brookline, Mass., and a little hard to find. So I asked the beauty salon nearby where 1680 Beacon St., Suite A was located. The lady at the register said, “Oh, you mean the “Mad Russian! He’s right next door, one fl
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 29, 2014 12:44

[Rhode Island] R.I. receives low marks in tobacco prevention

State’s poor report attributed to insufficient funding for anti-tobacco policies
Brown Daily Herald (Providence, RI)
added Feb 6, 2014 13:46

[Rhode Island] Federal Appeals Court Upholds Providence, RI, Measures to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Kids

We applaud Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and the City Council for taking bold action to stop tobacco companies from preying on kids – and for standing strong against the industry’s legal attacks on the city’s laws. Mayor Taveras said that he hopes today
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:54

[Rhode Island] City Defends Tobacco Coupon Ban Before First Circuit

A lawyer for Providence, R.I., urged a federal appeals court on Monday to reject a constitutional challenge ... "This case is about the tobacco industry's attempt to circumvent two local ordinances designed to keep tobacco out of the hands of children,"
added Jul 30, 2013 03:12

[Rhode Island] City to smokers: Don't park your butts

WOONSOCKET – The city would become the fourth community in the state to ban smoking in public parks and recreation areas under an ordinance up for consideration by the City Council on Monday. The measure would prohibit smoking at all athletic fields, pl
Woonsocket (RI) Call
added May 19, 2013 19:07

[China, Rhode Island] Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Counterfeit Tobacco Products Into the U.S.

Lin Xiao Wei, 32, a Chinese national, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence today to importing counterfeit tobacco products into the United States from China, earmarked for Rhode Island. Wei admitted to the court that beginning in February 2
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
added May 6, 2013 19:08

Rhode Island has 3rd lowest youth smoking rate

A new federal report says Rhode Island has the third-lowest youth smoking rate in the nation, but the state ranks near the middle of the pack when it comes to adult smoking rates.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:03

[Rhode Island] Smoke free public housing in RI

The Rhode Island Department of Health has recognized 16 of the state's 25 public housing authorities for implementing smoking bans in their units.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:09
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