Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,213 headlines found
This month, tobacco companies will be required to start telling their consumers the truth directly on their cigarette packs. They are being compelled, by court order, to attach notes onto cigarette packages that acknowledge the deadly hazards of using th
Nov 15, 2018 Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
A local Rhode Island ordinance that requires stores selling tobacco to obtain a “dealer’s license” and pay an annual $100 fee was rejected as unconstitutional on Oct. 30...
Nov 5, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05
The ban was backed by a group of businessmen led by former Mayor Joseph Paolino (pay-oh-LEE'-noh), a major downtown property owner. Supporters had said the ban was aimed at protecting the public from secondhand smoke.
Nov 1, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2018 06:59
The Rhode Island Department of Health says all 25 public housing authorities are in compliance. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside public housing or near the outside of the buildings, to help prevent smoke from drifting indoors. Health Department Di
Aug 4, 2018 New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38
[Rhode Island] 15,000 RI Families Living in Public Housing Are Now Protected from Secondhand Smoke, Says RI Lung
The American Lung Association applauds the new rule issued by the Trump administration, which the health organization says “recognizes the serious health threat posed by secondhand smoke, and its ability to linger in rooms and even travel between homes i
Jul 30, 2018 GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 31, 2018 20:04
A new law, recently signed by Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo, took effect this week. It adds the use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine to the definition of smoking in
Jul 6, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2018 14:23
Gov. Gina Raimondo just signed a bill into law, adding the use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine, to the definition of “smoking” in the Public Health and Workplace Safety Act.
Jul 6, 2018 WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:28
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
Mar 31, 2018 East Greenwich (RI) Pendulum
added Mar 31, 2018 18:02
The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), is urging all vaping advocates to speak up against an unreasonable 80% tax on e-cigarettes, that may be implemented in Rhode Island.
Mar 25, 2018 Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:23
Rep. Teresa Tanzi, a Democrat who represents South Kingstown and Narragansett, introduced a bill that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, to 21. (WJAR) The age to buy tobacco products in Rhode Island cou
Mar 15, 2018 NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:07