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Rhode Island House committee examines e-cigarette legislation

Rhode Island House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare recently examined legislation filed on behalf of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin that would require child-resistant packaging for e-cigarettes and similar products.
Legal NewsLine
added Apr 2, 2016 23:18


Meanwhile, a Rhode Island lawmaker has proposed raising the state’s legal tobacco buying age to 21 as well... The National Association of Tobacco Outlets had requested the city to hold off on voting on the issue, given the threat of lawsuits other state
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Mar 3, 2016 11:24
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[Rhode Island] VIDEO: Reports: Electronic cigarettes blamed for recent explosions, injuries

reports of e-cigarettes actually exploding and severely injuring consumers. These recent reports are putting the vaping industry and its customers on alert. One man in Colorado had his neck broken, and another in Florida had his lungs damaged so badly th
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:35

Rhode Island Cigar Bar Will Open Despite Local Backlash

Two Rhode Island business owners will continue construction on their upcoming cigar bar after winning a high-profile dispute over a liquor license late last month that received national attention. The local strife erupted after tenants of the Westerly, R
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26

[Rhode Island] Cigar bar’s neighbors are fuming

Tenants who rent office space above the proposed cigar bar have filed formal objections to it based on concerns that cigar smoke or the odor of it will waft up into their offices. In letters to the board, the tenants also object to a business that focuse
Westerly (RI) Sun
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26

[Rhode Island] Cigar bar on High Street receives liquor license approval

Licensing Board voted unanimously Monday to grant a liquor license to two business partners who plan to open a cigar bar on High Street downtown. Board members acknowledged concerns...Mental health counselors who are tenants above the space objected to is
Westerly (RI) Sun
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26

[Rhode Island] Providence Police seize more than $20,000 in U.S. currency and contraband tobacco

Esteban Perez (age 58) made deliveries of tobacco products and was also seen storing suspected contraband at the U-Haul moving and storage facility in Providence. Perez does not hold a license by the State of Rhode Island to sell or distribute tobacco p
ABC6 (Providence, RI)
added Dec 4, 2015 22:36

[Rhode Island] Is Providence plan to ban smoking in downtown good health or a smokescreen?

Ordinance Committee is considering a smoking ban in the downtown business district that supporters claim would improve public health but which opponents charge is really aimed at harassing the homeless who gather at Kennedy Plaza. The committee discussed
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Oct 21, 2015 15:29

[Rhode Island] Man charged after $1.5M in untaxed tobacco products seized

A Pawtucket man has been arrested after police seized untaxed little cigars, smokeless tobacco and other items classified as “other tobacco products” valued at $1.5 million. Rhode Island State Police say Yassine Nasser was arraigned Thursday in District
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2015 13:12

[Rhode Island] Do Outdoor Smoking Bans Mostly Punish the Homeless?

Providence, Rhode Island, is considering banning smoking throughout its downtown business district. But critics worry it’s a pretext to force homeless people out of public parks and plazas.
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Aug 10, 2015 19:27
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