Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,194 headlines found
(b) No person shall sell, give or deliver to any person under eighteen (18) years of age, any tobacco in the form of cigarettes, bidi cigarettes, cigars, little cigars, flavored cigars known as "blunts," unflavored "blunts," flavored and unflavored blu
Mar 13, 2013 State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Apr 18, 2013 21:43
Vuse, an electronic cigarette that delivers nicotine without the use of tobacco and is benefiting from the combined marketing power of R.J. Reynolds and state government regulators.
Apr 6, 2013 The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:12
Ruggerio says getting kids hooked on nicotine through a so-called e-cigarette is no better than getting them started on regular cigarettes. He says the bill is modeled on one introduced in Wyoming.
Mar 10, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Mar 10, 2013 12:18
Electronic cigarettes may be a means for adults to quit smoking, but Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio believes that they get minors hooked on nicotine. On Wednesday, Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence) introduced a bill that wou
Mar 9, 2013 GoLocalProv.com
added Mar 9, 2013 20:13
. The “Greatest Generation,” as Tom Brokaw calls it, was literally seduced by smoke. And, along with a lot of other generations, it has paid a high price for the illusion thrust upon them by hucksters.
Feb 24, 2013 Westerly (RI) Sun
added Feb 24, 2013 20:53
Several tobacco companies have recently appealed a federal trial court’s decision to uphold two local ordinances that ban certain promotional discounts and severely restrict flavored tobacco products.
Jan 26, 2013 Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:08
Research from addiction study center could not determine cause behind behaviors’ linkage
Jan 25, 2013 Brown Daily Herald (Providence, RI)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:31
Fire officials said a 68-year-old man was killed in a blaze in East Providence that was sparked by a discarded cigarette, the second fatal fire in Rhode Island this week.
Jan 24, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:26
A new federal report says Rhode Island has the third-lowest youth smoking rate in the nation, but the state ranks near the middle of the pack when it comes to adult smoking rates.
Jan 25, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:03
It has been exactly one year since a ban on smoking went into effect inside the seven city buildings operated by the Woonsocket Housing Authority, and although it was controversial at first, Executive Director Robert Kulik said he believes 99 percent of r
Jan 17, 2013 Cumberland (RI) Valley Breeze
added Jan 17, 2013 08:37