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[Hawaii] County may put brakes on secondhand smoke

The county’s public works and parks and recreation committee unanimously voted Wednesday to recommend passing a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles with children under the age of 18. “It comes down to taking care of our youth and the rights of ou
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50
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[Hawaii] Giving Kauai keiki a voice

For Christopher Takinaka, a proposed bill that seeks to prohibit smoking in cars with children under the age of 18 will protect those who cannot protect themselves. “This isn’t about the old man, driving in his car, enjoying a smoke; it’s not about me, of
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jun 21, 2016 10:59
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[Hawaii] E-Cigarettes are more hazardous than we think

Regardless of Hon Lik’s unintentional harm in providing society with electronic cigarettes, he may have overlooked one of the biggest significant problems concerning nicotine and the consequences it carries. Studies and research provided by the American
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Jun 8, 2016 18:07
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VIDEO: More Hawaii children sickened by e-cigarette liquid

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
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[Hawaii] OK To Smoke In Cars With Kids

The Hawaii Legislature fails to advance a measure that would have prohibited the act.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added May 3, 2016 15:29
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[Hawaii] Man allegedly assaults driver who told him to stop smoking on the bus

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
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 2, 2016 19:19
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Hawaii lawmakers pass bills on smoking, drugs, birth control

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2016 16:11
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[Hawaii] Legislature Passes Bill To Ban Smoking At State Health Facilities

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.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Apr 9, 2016 13:42
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[Hawaii, New Jersey] Have Tobacco 21 Laws Come of Age?

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
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 25, 2016 16:26
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[Hawaii] Smokers Take A Couple Of Hits At the Legislature

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
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Mar 4, 2016 04:34
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