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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] LETTER from the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina to Sen. Mitch McConnell (PDF)

economists at NC State University have generated trade models that estimate our increased export opportunity to the Pacific Rim nations could be as much as 40 million pounds (farm weight). This is the equivalent of doubling the production in the state of
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:07
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[California] PHILLIPS: Hawaii should snuff its irrational smoking ban

so a 20-year-old who can smoke legally now will be forced to quit cold turkey ... Unfortunately, this liberty-crushing insanity isn’t just limited to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; a bill to raise the smoking age to 21 is currently working its way thro
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 29, 2015 13:55
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[Hawaii] Mayor signs tobacco bill into law

Mayor Billy Kenoi on Thursday signed a bill raising the tobacco sale age to 21, effective July 1. Hawaii County will join three other counties in the nation — and become the only county in the state — to prohibit tobacco sales to people younger than 21
West Hawaii Today
added Dec 20, 2013 18:10
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[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, Hawaii] Table of Contents -- September 2013, 14 (5 suppl)

Promising Practices to Eliminate Tobacco Disparities Among Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities
Health Promotion Practice
added Aug 19, 2013 12:16
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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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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] McConnell warns Obama against tobacco carve-out in trade deal

McConnell said singling out the tobacco industry would set a dangerous precedent for future trade deals, in a letter to Obama’s top trade representative. The missive from McConnell suggests that congressional approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Hill
added Jul 31, 2015 15:41
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii] Trade deal enters final round

As trade ministers gather today on the Hawaiian island of Maui, enough uncertainties remain that participants and observers worry the talks may falter in what is supposed to be the final round.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 11:18
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Hawaii County Council advances e-cig ban

A bill prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere smoking traditional cigarettes is banned moved ahead Wednesday to its final vote, after attempts to first amend, then delay, the measure were batted away by a County Council majority.
West Hawaii Today
added Nov 24, 2014 15:11
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Hawaii County New Law Raising the Age of Purchase for Tobacco Products to 21

Effective July 1, 2014, Hawaii County Ordinance 13-124 that Raises the Age of Sale to 21 years for all tobacco products including electronic smoking devices, will take effect.
Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii
added Jul 14, 2014 11:58
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[Hawaii] Honolulu City Council passes bill to ban smoking at Waikiki Beach

The Honolulu City Council voted Wednesday to ban smoking at some beaches on Oahu, including Waikiki and Sandy Beach in Hawaii Kai. The ban, known as Bill 72, was proposed by City Councilman Stanley Chang late last year.
Pacific Business News - Honolulu
added Mar 21, 2013 13:55
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