Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,194 headlines found
[New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Dakota] How much does Wisconsin collect from tobacco, alcohol and gas taxes?
Only three states draw a higher percentage of their tax revenue from the sale of tobacco products than Wisconsin, a new data set revealed. Wisconsin collected $645 million in taxes from tobacco sales in 2011, 4.21 percent of its $15 billion tax revenue
Jul 29, 2013 Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 30, 2013 04:49
A lawyer for Providence, R.I., urged a federal appeals court on Monday to reject a constitutional challenge ... "This case is about the tobacco industry's attempt to circumvent two local ordinances designed to keep tobacco out of the hands of children,"
Jul 29, 2013 Law.com
added Jul 30, 2013 03:12
Rhode Island Governor Chafee Does the Right Thing by Vetoing Legislation to Exempt E-Cigarettes from Health Regulations
masquerading as an effort to prevent e-cigarette sales to kids, the vetoed bill did not provide for effective enforcement and would have exempted e-cigarettes from other public health regulations intended to reduce tobacco use.
Jul 18, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 23, 2013 12:54
The governor of Rhode Island on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would prohibit the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, saying he opposed language in the legislation that would make the products exempt from laws that govern the sale of tobacco products.
Jul 19, 2013 Law360
added Jul 19, 2013 15:19
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS, INC., et al. v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE - TOBACCO CONTROL LEGAL CONSORTIUM (PDF)
if this guarantee can be applied indiscriminately to the most mundane business conduct, it will cease to provide meaningful protection to genuine expression. “To say that the First Amendment protects the sale or dissemination of all objects … would entir
Jun 8, 2013 Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 18:58
The city of Providence, R.I., pushed the First Circuit on Tuesday to affirm a decision upholding two tobacco sales and advertising ordinances under attack by Philip Morris USA Inc. and other tobacco companies, pointing to a Second Circuit decision backing
May 29, 2013 Law360
added Jun 1, 2013 12:59
WOONSOCKET – The city would become the fourth community in the state to ban smoking in public parks and recreation areas under an ordinance up for consideration by the City Council on Monday. The measure would prohibit smoking at all athletic fields, pl
May 18, 2013 Woonsocket (RI) Call
added May 19, 2013 19:07
[China, Rhode Island] Chinese National Sentenced to Federal Prison for Smuggling Counterfeit Tobacco Products into the U.S.
Lin Xiao Wei, 33, a Chinese national, was sentenced on Friday to 16 months in federal prison for importing counterfeit tobacco products into the United States from China, earmarked for Rhode Island. In February 2013, Wei admitted to the court that in Febr
May 6, 2013 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
added May 6, 2013 19:10
[China, Rhode Island] Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Counterfeit Tobacco Products Into the U.S.
Lin Xiao Wei, 32, a Chinese national, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Providence today to importing counterfeit tobacco products into the United States from China, earmarked for Rhode Island. Wei admitted to the court that beginning in February 2
Feb 1, 2013 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
added May 6, 2013 19:08
a Rhode Island state lawmaker insists lowering the state’s tax on cigarettes would be good for the state’s economy. Rep. Robert Phillips says his legislation to cut the tax by a dollar a pack would encourage smokers to shop local instead of buying their
May 1, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 03:00