Headlines Tagged with Hawaii — 946 headlines found
KHON2 has learned e-cigarette poisonings are also a problem in Hawaii. “About 70 percent of the calls are in children and the rest are in adults,” said Dr. Alvin Bronstein, Department of Health Emergency Management Services and Injury Prevention System
May 12, 2016 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
The Hawaii Legislature fails to advance a measure that would have prohibited the act.
May 2, 2016 Honolulu Civil Beat
added May 3, 2016 15:29
A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday in downtown after he assaulted a city bus driver who told him to stop smoking on the bus, police said. The man attacked the 47-year-old male driver after the driver told him that smoking was not allowed on the bus
May 1, 2016 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 2, 2016 19:19
The House passed a bill Tuesday to prohibit anyone from smoking in a car when a minor is present. Supporters say children have little or no control over their environments and cannot leave if they're bothered by secondhand smoke.
Apr 13, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2016 16:11
Senate Bill 305 would ban the use of tobacco and electronic smoking devices inside and outside of the 13 HHSC facilities in the islands. The HHSC facilities on Oahu are the Maluhia and Leahi hospitals and Kuhuku Medical Center.
Apr 8, 2016 Honolulu Civil Beat
added Apr 9, 2016 13:42
Are Tobacco 21 laws ready to go to scale, as these legislative developments suggest? We believe they are. In the past 2 years, research has generated new evidence that these laws are effective, enjoy very high levels of public support, and have minimal e
Mar 23, 2016 New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 25, 2016 16:26
SB 2691 would categorize reusable and disposable smoking devices and e-liquids in the state’s cigarette and tobacco tax law and would apply excise taxes on both products when sold by a distributor or dealer. SB 2083 would “prohibit smoking in a motor ve
Mar 3, 2016 Honolulu Civil Beat
added Mar 4, 2016 04:34
[Hawaii] California politics: Momentum builds in the Capitol for vote on stalled tobacco bills / These are the lawmakers who went to a lavish Maui conference. Here's who paid.
The anti-tobacco package, which includes raising the smoking age from 18 to 21 and regulating electronic cigarettes, failed to come up for consideration on the Assembly floor last year... hosted by the Independent Voter Project is held annually at the Fa
Mar 2, 2016 Los Angeles Times
added Mar 3, 2016 11:15
Keli’i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii...“This is an abuse of government power and an inappropriate means to an end,”... Christopher Snowdon, director of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, says the new law may
Feb 5, 2016 Heartland Institute
added Feb 6, 2016 22:06
[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are THREE times more likely to try smoking with the same year
Teenagers who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to try smoking, research suggests. School pupils who used an e-cigarette were three times more likely to smoke cigarettes a year later, compared with those who had never used the devices. It is il
Jan 26, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 16:10