Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,208 headlines found
A bill that would ban pharmacies statewide from selling tobacco products drew strong opposition Tuesday from independent pharmacies, some of which fear they wouldn't be able to survive without the sales. Meanwhile, health advocates at the hearing before
Apr 1, 2015 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 2, 2015 17:30
turned out at the State House on Wednesday to testify in support of a bill that would make Rhode Island the first state in the nation to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases to 21. They also spoke in favor of two other bills, one that would regulate
Mar 26, 2015 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 27, 2015 14:47
Rhode Island issued $620 million in tobacco bonds on Thursday, netting an immediate $36 million payment and following through on a much-anticipated issuance after successfully beating back OppenheimerFunds Inc.’s lawsuit seeking to block the issuance.
Mar 19, 2015 Law360
added Mar 20, 2015 13:13
“We are celebrating 10 years of protecting Rhode Islanders from secondhand smoke,” said Karina Holyoak Wood, director of Tobacco Free Rhode Island. “We are happy to see that 10 years later we have a healthier state.” One person very happy to see a healt
Mar 4, 2015 Cranston (RI) Herald
added Mar 4, 2015 18:00
Rhode Island is set to issue $618 million of tobacco bonds next week, ending a seven-month delay caused by a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc.
Mar 3, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Mar 3, 2015 18:54
Now, in 2015, Tobacco Free Rhode Island is hosting a 10th anniversary celebration, to recognize and honor the legislators, business owners and advocates who were essential in securing the Public Health And Workplace Safety Act.
Mar 3, 2015 Beacon Communications (Warwick, RI)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:30
State Rep. Teresa Tanzi has introduced a bill to raise the state's smoking age from 18 to make it harder for younger people to get cigarettes. She says she hopes doing so will prevent them from starting to smoke.
Feb 8, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 8, 2015 14:59
Woonsocket-based company is marking the day by making a donation to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. CVS Health announced last year that it was pulling tobacco products from its more than 7,800 stores across the U.S. CVS Health announced last year th
Feb 5, 2015 WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Feb 5, 2015 10:01
thanks to the outcome of a Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation (TSFC) bonds case. The savings came after a Rhode Island Superior Court judge last month ruled in favor of the TSFC over the issuing of about $600 million in tobacco bonds.
Feb 4, 2015 Inside Counsel
added Feb 5, 2015 06:08
Sen. Erin Lynch says prohibiting smoking and the improper disposal of tobacco products on public beaches is necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare of residents and visitors.
Feb 1, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2015 17:56