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[Rhode Island] OppenheimerFunds Sues Over R.I.'s $594M Tobacco Bond ($$)

Two municipal bond funds run by OppenheimerFunds Inc. on Monday filed suit in Rhode Island state court over an anticipated $594 million bond offering that the funds say would enable the state to siphon money meant for bondholders to itself and to an unnam
Law360
added Aug 6, 2014 00:35
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Rhode Island Refunds Tobacco Bonds as Rally Sputters: Muni Deal

Rhode Island is selling $594 million in debt backed by tobacco-company payments as the segment is losing some luster while it beats the $3.7 trillion municipal market this year. The state’s Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp. is refunding securities this
Bloomberg News
added Aug 4, 2014 04:36
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[Rhode Island, Virginia] AG's office helps shut down interstate cigarette trafficking operation

Proceedings in the federal trial of Wissam and Bassam Khalil of rhode island were halted last Thursday after the brothers pleaded guilty to their roles in a smuggling scheme that trafficked more than 6 million cigarettes from Virginia to rhode island ove
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:16
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[Rhode Island] People With Mobility Impairment Have High Rates Of Smoking, Less Likely To Quit

Researchers from The Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island found that people with mobility impairments under age 65 have significantly higher rates of smoking and were less likely to attempt quitting than those without mobility impairments. The findings also s
University Herald
added Jul 13, 2014 13:22
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[Rhode Island] Providence public parks may go smoke-free

City Council is considering a ban on smoking in all public parks. If it's approved, it would be illegal to use any tobacco product in any city-owned park, playground or recreation area. Violations would be punishable by a $50 fine.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 9, 2014 01:42
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NEW: Rhode Island has the Second Lowest Youth Smoking Rate in the Nation

Rhode Island has the second lowest youth smoking rate in the country, according to the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The youth smoking rate in Rhode Island dropped from
GoLocalProv.com
added Jul 3, 2014 17:42
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[Rhode Island] Chafee signs e-cigarette ban bill into law

has signed legislation that bans the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. The legislation also prohibits use of the devices in Rhode Island by anyone under 18. It requires stores where e-cigarettes are sold to post new signs that list the prohibition not onl
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2014 03:28
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[Rhode Island] House to vote on electronic cigarette legislation

Rhode Island House is expected to vote this week on a measure that would ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to children but exempts the devices from the laws that govern the sale of tobacco products.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 17, 2014 15:16
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[Rhode Island] EDITORIAL: FDA targets e-cigarettes

So far, 33 states have prohibited e-cigarette sales to minors; because the FDA rules are unlikely to take effect for some time, Rhode Island should join them.... In the meantime though, the FDA has offered a sensible framework that gives the science on e
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added May 5, 2014 15:06
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In Rhode Island, getting help to quit smoking

Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 29, 2014 12:46
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