Public Policy/Legislation

Rhode Island Local Tobacco Control Ordinances and Policies

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2022 This archive contains city and town ordinances from around Rhode Island organized by policy topic and is in chronological order from oldest to newest dates. These are valuable resources for assessing the status of tobacco policies in... read more

Rhode Island Tobacco 21 Public Awareness Campaign

Tobacco Free Rhode Island, 2022 This Campaign was designed by Tobacco Free Rhode Island. It includes free resources for community partners to educate retailers about the tobacco sales age increase and resources for retailers to educate consumers. To access this... read more

Planning and Implementing Policy, Enforcement, and Media Strategies: A User Guide

Prevention Technology Transfer Center Network, October 2020 This User Guide offers substance misuse prevention professionals working in agencies and coalitions a set of practical tools to support the implementation of three foundational environmental prevention... read more

Learn the Law: Preventing and Reducing Underage Drinking Series 1-24

SAMHSA: The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking, 2021 Alcohol remains the most widely used substance by young people. To address this public health issue, the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage... read more

Rhode Island Social Host Law Campaign

Rhode Island Regional Coalitions, 2021 The Rhode Island Regional Coalitions have partnered with JSI to establish a Social Host Law Campaign through the Partnerships for Success grant provided to the Regional Coalitions by BHDDH. The campaign aims to educate and inform... read more

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