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[Rhode Island] Ex-smokers urge people to quit in new campaign

AP - Associated Press
added Dec 28, 2012 18:28

[Rhode Island] Barrington woman, non-smoker, told to close her vents

Someone wants a Deerfield Avenue woman to keep her smoking inside, but there’s just one problem – the woman doesn’t smoke.
East Bay Newspapers (Bristol, RI)
added Nov 1, 2012 18:16

[Rhode Island] HOBAN: Could smoking be snuffed out in downtown Providence?

A former mayor...wants to ban smoking from all of downtown Providence. And the president of the City Council has said he supports the prohibition. “They’re sitting on curbs, sitting on steps, standing in the doorways of buildings . . . if it’s warm or co
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 26, 2015 06:12

Celebrating 10 years of a healthier Rhode Island

Now, in 2015, Tobacco Free Rhode Island is hosting a 10th anniversary celebration, to recognize and honor the legislators, business owners and advocates who were essential in securing the Public Health And Workplace Safety Act.
Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:30

[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
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