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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

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

[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

[Hawaii] Bill aims to ban smoking in condo, apartment units

Apartment owners who smoke may be forced to quit. Condos could soon have the power to ban smoking. It's not just in commercial areas, but inside individual units, too.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:18

FASSLER: A ban on smoking at beaches would enhance Hawaii's reputation

"Waikiki Beach is a giant ashtray!" So observed a Canadian visitor, whom I met on the beach at Kapiolani Park.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 3, 2012 11:44

Survey shows decline in Hawaii teen smoking rates

The state Department of Health and the Department of Education on Monday released findings from a 2011 survey showing a 64 percent reduction of the number of high school students who have smoked in the past 30 days. That figure went from 24.5 percent in
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 5, 2012 15:20

[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] Australia walks away from Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal talks

The world’s biggest regional trade deal – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – is still within reach despite Australia walking away empty-handed from the latest talks, the federal government says. The trade minister, Andrew Robb, confirmed that a conclusio
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:25

[Hawaii] Opponents plan to exploit loophole in park smoking ban

Some people opposed to a smoking ban at city-operated beaches and parks say a bill approved by the City Council this week has a loophole that allows them to light up in state waters along the shoreline. The City Council on Wednesday passed two smoking b
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 13, 2013 23:52

[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Restrict smoking in public housing

The Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA), the state agency overseeing the state's 85 public housing properties, has approved administrative rules now under review by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Then the ban will be carried out, probably sometime after the e
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 9, 2013 17:25

Hawaii lawmakers push ban on youth smoking

State Sen. Rosalyn Baker wants to prohibit tobacco use and possession for people under age 18. She also wants to impose a $3.20 excise tax per net ounce of tobacco.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2013 09:16
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