Headlines Tagged with Rhode Island — 1,210 headlines found
A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would add marijuana smoke and vapor to Rhode Island's secondhand smoke laws. A measure by Democratic Rep. Grace Diaz would add secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was gene
Feb 4, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 4, 2018 17:27
Rep. Grace Diaz (D-Dist. 11, Providence) has introduced legislation that would update Rhode Island’s secondhand smoke laws. The bill would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would als
Feb 3, 2018 GoLocalProv.com
added Feb 3, 2018 18:58
[Rhode Island] Rep. Diaz introduces legislation that would add marijuana, vapor to secondhand smoke laws
The bill (2018-H 7299) would provide that any law or regulation which prohibits or protects a person from exposure to secondhand smoke would also include secondhand marijuana smoke or vapor, regardless of how the smoke or vapor was generated.
Jan 31, 2018 State of Rhode Island General Assembly
added Feb 3, 2018 00:16
[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] VIDEO: American Lung Association gives mixed reports for R.I., Mass. tobacco policies
The ALA reports 1,800 Rhode Islanders die annually from tobacco use, along with 9,000 Massachusetts residents.
Jan 24, 2018 WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
URI has joined a program aimed at eliminating all tobacco use from dozens of college and university campuses across the country. The American Cancer Society and the Truth Initiative, a Washington-based tobacco control organization, are teaming up with th
Dec 8, 2017 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Dec 5, 2017 Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
The General Assembly says the legislation was signed into law Thursday. It takes effect Jan. 1. The law also requires liquid used in electronic nicotine delivery systems to be sold in child-resistant packaging.
Oct 7, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2017 16:21
University of Rhode Island announced Tuesday it has won a $20,000 grant to help it advocate for and implement smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. Funded by the CVS Health Foundation, the grant is part of the American Cancer Society’s Tobacco-Free Ge
Sep 19, 2017 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Sep 20, 2017 03:37
Town Council banned the use of tobacco products on all town-owned property in a 3-2 split vote...“I’m hoping I don’t have to go through statistics of second-hand smoke and outdoor second-hand smoke,” said Moretti at the meeting. “There’s lots of statistic
Aug 27, 2017 Narragansett (RI) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:14
The Rhode Island House of Representatives has voted to increase the state's cigarette taxes and require e-commerce companies to collect sales taxes when people buy products online.
Jun 22, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20