Headlines Tagged with Hawaii — 991 headlines found
Advocates with the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute say that there are over 7,000 chemicals in secondhand smoke, and at least 69 of them are known to cause cancer. The organizations say secondhand smoke in car
Jun 20, 2018 Maui (HI) Now
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
A sharp spike in vaping and the use of e-cigarettes by students has grabbed the attention of the US Food and Drug Administration. The rapid spread of the fad was flagged in a 2016 report from the US surgeon general. It cited a 900% increase in e-cigarett
Apr 6, 2018 KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:39
Bill 6, which will make it illegal for adults to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present, has passed Maui County Council. The new law brings Maui County in line with similar legislation already in place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu.
Feb 6, 2018 Maui (HI) Now
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
A bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a minor present will be reintroduced in a special Maui County Council committee meeting on Jan. 5, 2018. Maui is the only county in the state that has not enforced such legislation. Last month
Nov 28, 2017 Maui (HI) Now
added Nov 29, 2017 00:42
A new law is now in effect making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The mayor of Honolulu Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law October 17, just days after city council unanimously approved
Oct 24, 2017 WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:08
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.
Mar 28, 2017 KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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
Feb 19, 2017 West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
The first steps toward giving tobacco the boot at Lydgate began in 2012 with Tobacco Free Kauai and a statewide bill for tobacco-free beaches and parks, which didn’t pass. That didn’t stop the movement on Kauai, though.
Oct 19, 2016 The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:57
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
Jul 14, 2016 The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50
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