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LETTER: Big Tobacco admits its deadly toll-and Rhode Island ready to combat it

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
Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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Rhode Island Superior Court Judge Strikes Down Tobacco Ordinance ($$)

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...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 7, 2018 19:05
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[Rhode Island] Providence officials consider repealing smoking ban

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 2, 2018 06:59
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Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

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
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38
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[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
GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 31, 2018 20:04
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Rhode Island bans electronic cigarettes and vaping at work

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
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2018 14:23
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[Rhode Island] E-cigs, vaping now part of RI's workplace smoking ban

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.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:28
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[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
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Have Your Say on Rhode Island’s Impending 80% E-Cigarette Tax

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.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:23
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[Rhode Island] Bill would increase age to buy tobacco products in RI to 21

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
NBC 10 (Providence, RI)
added Mar 16, 2018 18:07
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