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[Hawaii] Resident who uses medical marijuana upset about public housing complex's smoking ban

Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
added May 11, 2017 19:38
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[Hawaii] Medical marijuana patients fear change to smokeless housing

Lanric Hyland, 78, who uses a walker, has asked the county for a “reasonable accommodation” to allow him to continue to smoke his medicine in his unit, despite a new policy taking effect June 1 that makes the building and grounds of the Ainakea Senior Re
West Hawaii Today
added May 10, 2017 18:01
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[Hawaii] Condo boards brace for medical marijuana smoke complaints

Right now there are some 13,000 medical marijuana patients registered in the state and that number is only expected to grow as the state’s first dispensaries open later this year. Many of those patients live in condominiums and apartment complexes.
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Hawaii] Lawmaker Blows Smoke At Teen Lobbyists

But Aquino, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, hasn’t made himself available to Kay and her friends, who want him to hear an anti-smoking measure. “Honestly, it’s very frustrating,” Kay said Tuesday before launching another round of calls a
Civil Beat (HI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54
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VIDEO: Lawmaker renews efforts to ban tobacco products on University of Hawaii campuses

State Senator Kaiali’i Kahele told KHON2 he introduced the bill at the request of the University of Hawaii, but a local union said the measure violates worker’s rights. Its been nearly two years since UH Manoa declared itself a smoke-free campus. We’re
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21
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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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BILL IN HAWAII SEEKS TO END ONLINE TOBACCO PURCHASES

A bill currently making its way through the Hawaii House of Representatives is seeking to close a loophole that 13 legislators see as allowing people–particularly minors–to circumvent the state’s current tobacco taxes and laws by purchasing such products
HalfWheel
added Feb 16, 2017 22:39
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[Hawaii] Lawmakers propose hefty tax on some e-cig products

State lawmakers are exploring a measure that would implement a wholesale tax on Nicotine e-cigarettes and related products that would likely be passed on to retailers and consumers. The Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii say the tax will reduce e-cig u
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:05
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Bills Seek to Cap Hawaii's Cigar Tax at 50 Cents

While some state legislators in Hawaii are seeking to raise the state’s tax on premium cigars, others are looking to lower it drastically by way of a 50-cent cap on the state’s existing rate of 50 percent of the wholesale price.
HalfWheel
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Not good news for smokers

Fewer people smoke today, but 30 reports later the surgeon general’s findings about smoking remain grim. Among those cited in last year’s report on surgeongeneral.gov: “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53
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