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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

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
added Jul 3, 2014 17:42

[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

[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

[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

In Rhode Island, getting help to quit smoking

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

[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] WEYERMANN: A visit to Brookline's 'Mad Russian' helps one R.I. smoker quit the habit

His office is above a dentist in Brookline, Mass., and a little hard to find. So I asked the beauty salon nearby where 1680 Beacon St., Suite A was located. The lady at the register said, “Oh, you mean the “Mad Russian! He’s right next door, one fl
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 29, 2014 12:44

[Rhode Island] New Bedford’s beaches, parks, playgrounds & zoo are now smoke free

is posting new “smoke-free” signs at its beaches, parks, playgrounds, and zoo in an effort to encourage residents and visitors to embrace healthy living. The regulations prohibit smoking in public places and include a ban on the use of nicotine delivery
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Apr 1, 2014 17:07

[Rhode Island] Zombies speak for RI Health Dept: Quit smoking or end up like us

Scheduled to walk around Providence’s Kennedy Plaza on Wednesday afternoon are teenagers dressed as zombies. “The teens will be transformed into walking examples of the effects of tobacco-related disease,” the state Department of Health said in a news re
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 18, 2014 15:58

[Rhode Island] Sosnowski Bill Lets Police Warn Smokers Driving with Kids - Police & Fire - Narragansett - South Kingstown, RI Patch

The Senate passed legislation (2014-S 2084) today (March 13) authorizing police officers to provide a verbal warning to an individual who is smoking in a vehicle containing a restrained child.
added Mar 18, 2014 00:38
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