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[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.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 6, 2014 12:04
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[Rhode Island] GOURLAY: 50 Years Of Anti-Tobacco Efforts. Can RI Quit Now?

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,
WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Jan 9, 2014 06:49
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[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
GoLocalProv.com
added Dec 25, 2013 22:31
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[Rhode Island] RI Smoking Rates Down, But Costs Still High

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.
WRNI (Rhode Island Public Radio)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:56
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[Rhode Island] Michael Fine: City's historic tobacco ban helps youth

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.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 14, 2013 05:28
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[Rhode Island] EDITORIAL: Caution on e-cigarettes

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.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 8, 2013 13:55
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[Rhode Island] 1st Circ. Says RI Anti-Tobacco Laws Don't Bar Free Speech ($$)

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
Law360
added Oct 1, 2013 07:36
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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.
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
added Oct 1, 2013 00:58
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[Rhode Island] Federal Appeals Court Upholds Providence, RI, Measures to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Kids

We applaud Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and the City Council for taking bold action to stop tobacco companies from preying on kids – and for standing strong against the industry’s legal attacks on the city’s laws. Mayor Taveras said that he hopes today
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 1, 2013 00:54
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Rhode Island weighs options over tobacco funding

The Chafee administration is weighing whether to refinance the bonds initially sold in 2002 to investors willing to pay $685 million up front in exchange for the rights to $1.2 billion in anticipated settlement payments over two decades from the big tobac
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Aug 27, 2013 10:36
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