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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

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[UK] LEADBEATER: Beach wails: Isn't it time Hawaii's lead was followed, and cigarettes on the seashore were stubbed out for good?

I spent a week on the Hawaiian island of Kauai some five years ago, and noticed that the air in the archipelago has a peculiar fragrance – a mixture of heat, leafy fertility, flowers, volcanic potency and sea salt that can only be polluted by cigarette s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 16, 2013 01:53

[Hawaii] Smoking ban near at public housing ($$)

Tenants caught smoking three times or more in apartments or common areas at any of the state's 85 public housing properties could be evicted under a tough new smoking ban effective this month. While each project will have at least one designated smoking
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 6, 2013 14:34

Hawaii Health Law Includes Last-Minute Provision Benefiting Big Tobacco; Legislature Must Repair Damage

House Bill 1895, an otherwise well-meaning and worthy bill to fund needed kidney dialysis centers in the state, contains a last-minute provision, snuck into the bill behind closed doors by special interests without public discussion or review, that will g
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 14, 2018 00:03

[Hawaii] Smokers may soon be paying more for cigarettes — a lot more

The House Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 2843 with amendments on Tuesday to significantly increase the state tobacco licensing fee. The amended bill would bump up the annual fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 to $
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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