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[Rhode Island] North Providence, RI Unanimously Passes Parks Smoking Ban

It’s an expansion of the town’s current ban, which was enacted in 1997, but only banned smoking within 15 feet of recreational areas, as well as in seating areas of sports facilities, the town’s playground and its lone beach. The new ban not only bans s
added Aug 8, 2016 20:27
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[Rhode Island] Smoke-free: Johnson & Wales, the first in R.I., joins nearly 1,100 campuses

became the first college campus in Rhode Island to go tobacco-free. As part of its celebration, the university served up cold-turkey sandwiches after the announcement. The university's campuses in North Miami, Denver and Charlotte also have decided to ban
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Jul 3, 2016 10:51
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[Rhode Island] Johnson & Wales University bans smoking on campus

Rhode Island Department of Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott will join with Providence campus president Mim Runey and the JWU Student Government Association to recognize the university as the first institution of higher education in Rhode Island
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Jul 1, 2016 20:55
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[Rhode Island] Committee will decide on public smoking ban Thursday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Members of the Town Council’s ordinance committee will decide this Thursday, June 2, whether to approve a complete ban on all smoking in town parks and recreation areas. Chairman Manny Giusti said he expects the significant amendment
Cumberland (RI) Valley Breeze
added Jun 1, 2016 20:04

[Rhode Island] Sheldon Whitehouse: Climate change is like tobacco issue

April 18 editorial ("Climate of freedom") criticizing my position on possible fraud in the fossil fuel industry's climate change denial... Similar arguments were made in some editorial pages on behalf of the tobacco industry, to try to discourage the Dep
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 23, 2016 22:15

Rhode Island bill would ban smoking on public beaches

Rep. Joseph Shekarchi, a Warwick Democrat, says he was asked to introduce the bill after hearing concerns about cigarette butts left at Conimicut Point in Warwick. Shekarchi says beachgoers are bothered by the unsightly litter and the exposure to second
Washington Times
added Apr 18, 2016 03:18
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Rhode Island House committee examines e-cigarette legislation

Rhode Island House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recently examined legislation filed on behalf of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would require child-resistant packaging for e-cigarettes and similar products.
Legal NewsLine
added Apr 2, 2016 23:18


Meanwhile, a Rhode Island lawmaker has proposed raising the state’s legal tobacco buying age to 21 as well... The National Association of Tobacco Outlets had requested the city to hold off on voting on the issue, given the threat of lawsuits other state
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 3, 2016 11:24
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[Rhode Island] VIDEO: Reports: Electronic cigarettes blamed for recent explosions, injuries

reports of e-cigarettes actually exploding and severely injuring consumers. These recent reports are putting the vaping industry and its customers on alert. One man in Colorado had his neck broken, and another in Florida had his lungs damaged so badly th
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:35

Rhode Island Cigar Bar Will Open Despite Local Backlash

Two Rhode Island business owners will continue construction on their upcoming cigar bar after winning a high-profile dispute over a liquor license late last month that received national attention. The local strife erupted after tenants of the Westerly, R
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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