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[Rhode Island] Providence bans flavored tobacco products

As of Thursday, Rhode Island's capital city prohibits the sale of flavored cigarettes and cigars in an effort to prevent children and teens from using the products. City officials say tobacco companies often market fruit-, chocolate- or candy-flavored to
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Jan 4, 2013 13:01
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[Rhode Island] R.I. launches Facebook page for smokers' stories about quitting

Just in time for people making New Year's resolutions, the R.I. Department of Health has launched a Facebook page for people to share their stories about smoking and quitting. The Facebook page, called Tobacco Made Me, offers support and the state's quit
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Dec 29, 2012 12:54
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[Rhode Island] Ex-smokers urge people to quit in new campaign

AP - Associated Press
added Dec 28, 2012 18:28
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[Rhode Island] Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Local Stories; How Has Smoking Impacted You?

In honor of the New Year, the Rhode Island Department of Health is encouraging smokers to quit in 2013 with the launch of its new smoking cessation campaign, “Tobacco Made Me.”
Patch.org
added Dec 28, 2012 18:27
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[Rhode Island] Providence's new tobacco laws to go in effect Jan. 3

The city regulations bar stores from discounting cigarettes and selling tobacco products advertised with fruit and candy-flavor.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Dec 20, 2012 00:39
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[Rhode Island] Smoke free public housing in RI

The Rhode Island Department of Health has recognized 16 of the state's 25 public housing authorities for implementing smoking bans in their units.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Dec 20, 2012 00:09
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[Rhode Island] Federal Court Upholds Providence, RI, Measures to Reduce Tobacco Sales to Kids

Judge Lisi found that Providence's restrictions are reasonable regulations of the sales -- not the marketing -- of tobacco products and serve the city's legitimate goal of reducing smoking and other tobacco use, especially among kids. She rejected argume
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2012 12:54
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12-096 - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS, INC. ET AL V. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND ET AL

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER denying 32 Motion for summary judment and for permanent injunction; granting 44 Motion for Summary Judgment. Judgment shall enter in favor of the defendants. So Ordered by Chief Judge Mary M. Lisi on 12/10/2012. (Jackson, Kerrie)
Congressional Record / Government Printing Office (GPO) Access
added Dec 12, 2012 10:06
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TOBACCO OUTLETS, INC. ET AL V. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND ET AL - MEMORANDUM AND ORDER (PDF)

The Plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment is DENIED. The City's motion for summary judgment is GRANTED. The provisions of Section 14-303 shall be modified consistent with this Memorandum and Order. The Plaintiffs, request for a preliminary injunction i
Congressional Record / Government Printing Office (GPO) Access
added Dec 12, 2012 09:31
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National Association of Tobacco Outlets, Inc. et al v. City of Providence, Rhode Island et al

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER denying 32 Motion for summary judment and for permanent injunction; granting 44 Motion for Summary Judgment. Judgment shall enter in favor of the defendants. So Ordered by Chief Judge Mary M. Lisi on 12/10/2012. (Jackson, Kerrie)
Justia
added Dec 11, 2012 18:22
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