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[Hawaii] City council unanimously approves smoking ban in vehicles with children

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has 10 days to sign the bill into law. The law would go into effect immediately upon his signing. Council chairman Ron Menor says council members passed the bill because they recognized the harmful effects of cigarettes.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:20
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[Hawaii] Council panel defers bill banning smoking in vehicles

Maui County Council committee members want to protect minors from secondhand smoke but have questions regarding enforcement and privacy issues surrounding a bill to ban smoking in cars when minors are present.
Maui News
added Sep 20, 2017 03:43
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[Hawaii] Honolulu City Council Bill to Mandate Smoke-Free Motor Vehicles Advances

Bill 70 would designate motor vehicles as smoke-free zones for children. Smoking is already banned in public facilities, parks and at bus stops. State Department of HealthTobacco, Prevention and Education program manager, Lila Johnson, testified in fav
Hawaii Public Radio
added Sep 14, 2017 14:00
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[Hawaii] City bill could prohibit smoking in vehicles with minors

The bill also includes a ban on E-cigarettes inside the car. According to Menor, the bill would put Honolulu at the forefront locally as well as nationally in the effort to reduce children's exposure to harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:15
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[Hawaii] City bill could prohibit smoking in vehicles with minors

It was the bill’s first reading on Wednesday. The Coalition for Tobacco Free Hawaii says it’s important because of the popularity of vaping these days.
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37
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[Hawaii] City council considers banning smoking in vehicles in presence of minors

For years, Hawaii island and Kauai have had laws on the books that make it illegal to smoke in your car in the presence of a minor.* If Bill 70 becomes law, the same would apply on Oahu. You would not be able to smoke in a motor vehicle when a person un
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:39
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[Hawaii] City Council introduces bill to ban smoking in cars if minors are present

Bill 70 calls to outlaw smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a motor vehicle if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilman Brandon Elefante co-introduced the bill Wednesday.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:26
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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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