Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island 1,202 headlines found

1 View

[Rhode Island] URI Students, Staff Support Tobacco Free Campus

A majority of University of Rhode Island students, faculty and staff support making the Kingston campus free of tobacco and electronic nicotine products. That’s the word from a survey of almost 2,300 members of the URI community done by the university’s
WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Feb 22, 2018 23:03
3 Views

[Rhode Island] R.I. bill aims to add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

would add secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated, to any state law that protects people from exposure to secondhand smoke. The bill was referred to the House health and education committee. Diaz, of Provi
The Day (New London, CT)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:50
2 Views

[Rhode Island] Bill aims to add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would add marijuana smoke and vapor to Rhode Island's secondhand smoke laws. A measure by Democratic Rep. Grace Diaz would add secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was gene
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2018 17:27
9 Views

[Rhode Island] Line Item Veto & Secondhand Smoke Laws: This Week at the State House

Rep. Grace Diaz (D-Dist. 11, Providence) has introduced legislation that would update Rhode Island’s secondhand smoke laws. The bill would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would als
GoLocalProv.com
added Feb 3, 2018 18:58
2 Views

[Rhode Island] Rep. Diaz introduces legislation that would add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws

The bill (2018-H 7299) would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would also include secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated.
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Feb 3, 2018 00:16
0 Views

[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.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
1 View

[Rhode Island] VIDEO: R.I. Spotlight: At URI, working to clear the air of tobacco | Video

URI has joined a program aimed at eliminating all tobacco use from dozens of college and university campuses across the country. The American Cancer Society and the Truth Initiative, a Washington-based tobacco control organization, are teaming up with th
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
1 View

[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
2 Views

[Rhode Island] New law bans electronic cigarettes on school property

The General Assembly says the legislation was signed into law Thursday. It takes effect Jan. 1. The law also requires liquid used in electronic nicotine delivery systems to be sold in child-resistant packaging.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2017 16:21
0 Views

[Rhode Island] URI wins $20,000 grant to work toward tobacco-free campus

University of Rhode Island announced Tuesday it has won a $20,000 grant to help it advocate for and implement smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. Funded by the CVS Health Foundation, the grant is part of the American Cancer Society’s Tobacco-Free Ge
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Sep 20, 2017 03:37
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines