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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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Will Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) Stock Be Affected By Hawaii’s Increased Smoking Age

What if these states included New York, New Jersey, and California? This would certainly be a cause for concern among investors of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). For now though, we can probably expect a similar roller coaster ride for the sto
IR.net (Independent Reporter)
added Jan 9, 2016 12:11
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[Hawaii] Which state will be next to raise the smoking age to 21?

While Hawaii is currently the only state with a state-wide 21 and under ban on smoking, 107 U.S. cities in nine states (not including Hawaii) have the same law, according to Tobacco21.org, including New York City. The effects have been tremendous: Needha
Metro International
added Jan 8, 2016 04:38
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Hawaii raises legal age for smoking to 21

Hawaii is the first state in the nation to raise the minimum age to 21 (Act 122). A second measure restricts the use of e-cigarettes in all locations where smoking is illegal (Act 019).
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Dec 29, 2015 05:35
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Must Protect Nations’ Right to Enact Measures to Reduce Tobacco Use

shameful that tobacco companies are hiding behind tobacco growers to disguise their own wrongful and abusive behavior....increasingly has filed – or threatened to file – these costly trade lawsuits ...behavior is a real and direct threat to public health
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:21
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] BOYD: TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP UPDATE

Please find attached the communications TGANC sent regarding TPP today. Also attached is a congressional letter signed by 24 members of Congress today urging Ambassador Froman not to treat tobacco differently in the current round of negotiations.
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:49
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, North Carolina] Actually, The T.P.P. Would Screw Tobacco Companies, According to Thom Tillis

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) on Thursday said that the US Trade Representative is currently working to enshrine “discriminary [sic] treatment of tobacco” in the Trans Pacific Partnership...leveled the charge on the floor of the Senate on Thursday in a speec
The District Sentinel News Co-op (blog)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:28
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Growing popularity of e-cigarettes pushes Hawaii to raise legal smoking age to 21

The new law in Hawaii comes after researchers at the University of Hawaii reported that 30 per cent of 14- to 16-year-olds had experimented with e-cigarettes. It was feared that this would encourage them to consider smoking conventional cigarettes. Des
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:47
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Hawaii becomes fourth state with e-cigarette restrictions

Ige signed Act 19 (HB 940) on Thursday, restricting the use of e-cigarettes, in all locations where smoking is illegal in the state. Hawaii joins North Dakota, New Jersey and Utah, which have similar laws. “The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Hawaii lawmakers pass bill raising smoking age to 21

The bill, which passed the state Senate by a vote of 19-4 after clearing the house last week, would also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21. "The activities we've engaged in over the years to manage smok
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2015 12:00
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