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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
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Jun 8, 2013 18:58
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[Rhode Island] RI City Prods 1st Circ. To Back Tobacco Sales Restrictions ($$)

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
Law360
added Jun 1, 2013 12:59
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[Rhode Island] City to smokers: Don't park your butts

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
Woonsocket (RI) Call
added May 19, 2013 19:07
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[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
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
added May 6, 2013 19:10
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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
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[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
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[Rhode Island] AN ACT / RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES -CHILDREN -TAXATION -CIGARETTE TAX (PDF)

(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
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[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
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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
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[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
GoLocalProv.com
added Mar 9, 2013 20:13
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