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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] McConnell keeps pressure on Obama in effort to protect tobacco in multi-national trade deal

Obama was granted fast-track trade in large part with McConnell’s help in June. The Hill writes that McConnell won’t be able to block a vote, but either chamber could sink the deal based on a majority vote. In Kentucky, the TPP issue is already on the r
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:35
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] LETTER from 24 members of Congress to United States Trade Representative Froman (PDF)

We, along with colleagues in both the House and Senate, believe that any unique or different treatment of tobacco or tobacco products would in fact discriminate against tobacco farmers...Measures necessary to protect human health and/or public morals are
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:00
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Hawaii governor signs bill making it the first state to raise legal smoking age to 21

Stores caught selling tobacco to anyone under 21 will be fined $500 for the first offense and then anywhere from $500 to $2,000 Any minors caught by police using tobacco products are subject to a $10 fine for the first offense and any subsequent violatio
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:49
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Hawaii may be the first to raise its smoking age to 21 if the governor says yes

The secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes is not completely harmless, since exposure to nicotine raises blood pressure and may have long-term effects on fetal brain development. On Friday, Ige signed a separate bill prohibiting use of e-cigarettes in place
Washington Post
added Apr 27, 2015 23:38
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[Hawaii] Public weighs in on Oahu smoking ban 1 year after going into effect

Cleaner air and less litter at beaches and parks. That's what some Oahu residents say is the result of a smoking ban that went into effect almost one year ago. "Prior to that, I used to see a lot of people smoke cigarettes. And I guess, they flick their
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 4, 2015 10:23
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking before age 21 ($$)

the importance of making it harder for young people to purchase tobacco products in the first place.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Aug 25, 2014 17:33
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[Hawaii] Enforcement of new Maui smoking ban delayed

Enforcement of a new smoking ban at Maui County parks, beaches and recreational facilities has been delayed. Officials say full implementation will require more time because signs warning the public about the new ban must still be produced.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2014 14:34
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Hawaii lawmakers move to curtail smoking

lawmakers have killed proposals aimed at raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21 and clamping down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they're advancing bills that would restrict smoking and make it more expensive, continuing a trend in Hawaii to
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 10, 2014 14:13
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[Hawaii] New signs posted for Oahu smoking ban

On Thursday, city crews started putting up the signs around Thomas Square Park to remind Oahu residents about the upcoming smoking ban at parks, beaches and bus stops.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Dec 20, 2013 12:40
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[Hawaii] Council Toughens Restrictions on Tobacco Sales, Including E-Cigarettes

The Hawaii County law would apparently be the first in the state to place restrictions on the sales of e-cigarettes, which are currently not covered by Hawaii or federal law. File photo.
Big Island Now
added Nov 23, 2013 14:49
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