Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,196 headlines found
Government officials from President Obama to Providence Mayor Angel Taveras praised the Woonsocket-based company for its action. “I congratulate — and thank — the CEO of CVS Caremark, Larry Merlo, the board of directors, and all who helped make a choice
Feb 6, 2014 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Feb 6, 2014 12:37
"I commend CVS Caremark for voluntarily taking tobacco products off their shelves. CVS is a trusted brand that focuses on health and wellness and they reached this decision on their own because they understand that tobacco use and public health don't mix
Feb 5, 2014 US Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)
added Feb 6, 2014 16:25
[Rhode Island] Tobacco Free RI, health director praise CVS Caremark's decision to phase out tobacco sales
A network of Rhode Island anti-tobacco organizations and state health officials Wednesday praised the decision of Woonsocket-based CVS Caremark to phase out tobacco sales at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.
Feb 5, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2014 12:04
thousands of Rhode Islanders still smoke, including kids and adults. And according to every doctor and public health expert I've ever talked to, that's no good. What's more, the Campaign says Rhode Island could be spending more on preventing tobacco use,
Jan 9, 2014 WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Jan 9, 2014 06:49
[New England, Massachusetts, Rhode Island] RI Black Market Tobacco Sales Rampant, Among Worst in Nation
Up to 40 percent of cigarettes smoked in Rhode Island are smuggled into the state according to one estimate. That analysis comes from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a nonpartisan research group ... "the best solution to the problem of interstate
Dec 23, 2013 GoLocalProv.com
added Dec 25, 2013 22:31
The Department of Health has a new report out on how many Rhode Islanders smoke. While the number of adult smokers has declined, nearly one in five Rhode Islanders still smokes.
Nov 19, 2013 WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:56
We are trendsetters in the Tobacco Control Movement. Rhode Island has the second highest cigarette excise tax, the third lowest youth smoking rate and now, our capital city has put Rhode Island on the map once again.
Oct 14, 2013 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 14, 2013 05:28
Aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes could reverse decades of slow progress in reducing tobacco use in this country. The FDA should not shrink from protecting public health.
Oct 3, 2013 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 8, 2013 13:55
Upholding a Rhode Island federal court's decision, the appeals court said the city's pricing ordinance, which went into effect last year, doesn't relate to the advertising of cigarettes but to the regulation of tobacco companies' conduct, according to th
Sep 30, 2013 Law360
added Oct 1, 2013 07:36
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND
contends that the Price Ordinance violates the First Amendment and that both ordinances are preempted by federal and state law. The district court held that the ordinances were neither preempted nor otherwise invalid. We affirm.
Sep 30, 2013 US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
added Oct 1, 2013 00:58