Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,206 headlines found
[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
(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