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[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
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
added May 6, 2013 19:08

[Rhode Island] RI lawmaker tries again to cut cigarette taxes

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
AP - Associated Press
added May 3, 2013 03:00


(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
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Apr 18, 2013 21:43

[Oklahoma, Rhode Island] Big tobacco stubs out e-cigarette competitors

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.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 8, 2013 11:12

Electronic cigarettes bill would ban sale to those under 18 in Rhode Island

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 10, 2013 12:18

[Rhode Island] RI State Report: EDC Nominees, Unemployment & An E-Cigarette Ban

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
added Mar 9, 2013 20:13

[Rhode Island] RUSSELL: REMINISCING: The Greatest Generation: Seduced by the powerful cigarette

. 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.
Westerly (RI) Sun
added Feb 24, 2013 20:53

[Rhode Island] Tobacco Companies Appeal Unsuccessful Challenge to Local Ordinances

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.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jan 28, 2013 23:08
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[Rhode Island] Study finds smoking worsens hangovers

Research from addiction study center could not determine cause behind behaviors’ linkage
Brown Daily Herald (Providence, RI)
added Jan 26, 2013 06:31

[Rhode Island] Man dies in East Providence fire caused by cigarette

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:26
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