Rhode Island Business News

Rhode Island Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Rhode Island, U.S.A. (R.I., RI), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

First Medical Marijuana School to Open Its Doors in New England

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The New England School of Alternative Horticultural Studies, a New England-based medical marijuana training center, today announced the September 2010 launch of its Basic Medical Marijuana training class in Warwick, Rhode Island, the first professional medical marijuana training class in the north-eastern United States.

B.E. Publishing Launches 100 Percent Web-Based Keyboarding Software for Schools

WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EduTyping, a new and innovative keyboarding software for schools, is rewriting the rules for students and teachers’ keyboarding classrooms. B.E. Publishing’s EduTyping requires no textbooks or paper; it’s strictly online technology that provides students with the flexibility of doing assignments at school or home by simply logging in with a user name and password.

Life-Prints Child ID Software – Protect a Child This Holiday Season

WESTERLY, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every second counts in an emergency. Life-Prints child ID software prepares parents for child emergencies, by digitizing medical records, photos, contact information and more. Life-Prints is now available at Toys’R’Us. A special promotion will run from Dec 6 – 12th and Dec 20 – 26th, where all customers purchasing a netbook at Toys’R’Us will be eligible for a 20 percent discount off the regular price of Life-Prints.

New Book Chronicles History of Fascinating Seaside Rhode Island Community

WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Warwick Neck – A Collection of Memories,’ edited by Bill Nixon, is a visually stunning, 400-page book with over 800 photographs; it will take the reader back in time through a collection of newspaper articles, photos, and stories about a colorful community that sits on the edge of Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island.