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[Hawaii] OK To Smoke In Cars With Kids

The Hawaii Legislature fails to advance a measure that would have prohibited the act.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added May 3, 2016 15:29
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Hawaii lawmakers pass bills on smoking, drugs, birth control

The House passed a bill Tuesday to prohibit anyone from smoking in a car when a minor is present. Supporters say children have little or no control over their environments and cannot leave if they're bothered by secondhand smoke.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2016 16:11
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[Hawaii] expert reaction to study of e-cigarette use and cigarette smoking in children

“This study does not provide evidence that e-cigarettes are a gateway to regular smoking in teenagers. It is important that ongoing research on this topic is conducted, including in the UK, where e-cigarette age of sale laws already exist and significan
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:27
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[California, Hawaii] New Year Heralds New Laws Raising Tobacco Sale Age to 21

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds Hawaii, Santa Clara County and the growing number of cities and counties that have raised the tobacco sale age to 21. Increasing the tobacco sale age to 21 will reduce tobacco use among youth and young adults –
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:48
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[Hawaii] Residential common areas are off-limits for smoking ($$)

Disputes among smokers and nonsmokers living in apartment buildings and other close quarters are a perennial topic for Kokua Line. Rules vary according to the property type. Secondhand smoke exposure “in multiunit housing is problematic because there is
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Sep 2, 2015 10:23
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] In a setback for Obama, negotiators fail to wrap up Pacific trade pact

Rep. Sander M. Levin (D-Mich.)...said he also wanted the TPP to explicitly reserve the right of member countries to regulate tobacco products. In a statement after the news conference, Levin said that “it is wise that the administration did not decide to
Washington Post
added Aug 1, 2015 09:32
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Hawaii becomes first U.S. state to raise smoking age to 21

Also on Friday, Ige signed a bill banning smoking and e-cigarette use at state parks and beaches, acts already banned in all city and county parks other than of Kaua'i County, according to his office.
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2015 06:54
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[Hawaii] Gov. Ige signs bill banning use of e-cigs in places where cigarette smoking is banned

House Bill 940 states the use of e-cigarettes in these locations creates a disturbance in work environments and would confuse the public. It would also “reverse the progress that has been made in establishing a social norm that smoking is not permitte
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Teen use of e-cigarettes growing; Hawaii use rates higher than in mainland

E-cigarette use among teenagers is growing in the U.S., and Hawaii teens take up e-cigarette use at higher rates than their mainland counterparts, a new study by University of Hawaii Cancer Center researchers has found.
EurekAlert
added Dec 16, 2014 06:29
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[Hawaii] Bill raising Honolulu smoking age advances

The Honolulu City Council's Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 20:06
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