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[Massachusetts, Rhode Island] WEYERMANN: A visit to Brookline's 'Mad Russian' helps one R.I. smoker quit the habit

His office is above a dentist in Brookline, Mass., and a little hard to find. So I asked the beauty salon nearby where 1680 Beacon St., Suite A was located. The lady at the register said, “Oh, you mean the “Mad Russian! He’s right next door, one fl
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Apr 29, 2014 12:44
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[Rhode Island] New Bedford’s beaches, parks, playgrounds & zoo are now smoke free

is posting new “smoke-free” signs at its beaches, parks, playgrounds, and zoo in an effort to encourage residents and visitors to embrace healthy living. The regulations prohibit smoking in public places and include a ban on the use of nicotine delivery
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Apr 1, 2014 17:07
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[Rhode Island] Zombies speak for RI Health Dept: Quit smoking or end up like us

Scheduled to walk around Providence’s Kennedy Plaza on Wednesday afternoon are teenagers dressed as zombies. “The teens will be transformed into walking examples of the effects of tobacco-related disease,” the state Department of Health said in a news re
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 18, 2014 15:58
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[Rhode Island] Sosnowski Bill Lets Police Warn Smokers Driving with Kids - Police & Fire - Narragansett - South Kingstown, RI Patch

The Senate passed legislation (2014-S 2084) today (March 13) authorizing police officers to provide a verbal warning to an individual who is smoking in a vehicle containing a restrained child.
Patch.org
added Mar 18, 2014 00:38
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[Rhode Island] Heidi Heilman: Marijuana follows Big Tobacco’s lead

Big Marijuana is doing all it can to cast doubt on these scientific facts in the same way that Big Tobacco succeeded in hiding the dangers of cigarette smoking for more than 80 years.
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 17, 2014 00:02
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[Rhode Island] RI bill: cops could warn smokers in cars with kids

Legislation in the Rhode Island Senate would allow police to issue warnings to drivers who are seen smoking in a vehicle containing a young child. The proposal, which is scheduled to be reviewed Thursday in a Senate committee, would only apply when
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2014 13:52
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[Rhode Island] Reed Commends CVS for Ending Tobacco Sales

"I commend CVS Caremark for voluntarily taking tobacco products off their shelves. CVS is a trusted brand that focuses on health and wellness and they reached this decision on their own because they understand that tobacco use and public health don't mix
US Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)
added Feb 6, 2014 16:25
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[Rhode Island] R.I. receives low marks in tobacco prevention

State’s poor report attributed to insufficient funding for anti-tobacco policies
Brown Daily Herald (Providence, RI)
added Feb 6, 2014 13:46
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[Rhode Island] CVS ends sale of cigarettes, tobacco products at its 7,600 stores

There is only one national convenience-store chain (7-Eleven), many regional chains — including Massachusetts-based Cumberland Farms, but 63 percent of convenience stores are one-store operations. CVS competitors Walgreen Co. and Rite Aid Corp. both sell
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Feb 6, 2014 12:39
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[Rhode Island] CVS wins widespread praise for decision to stop selling tobacco products

Government officials from President Obama to Providence Mayor Angel Taveras praised the Woonsocket-based company for its action. “I congratulate — and thank — the CEO of CVS Caremark, Larry Merlo, the board of directors, and all who helped make a choice
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Feb 6, 2014 12:37
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