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[Hawaii] New No Smoking Law

A new county law went into effect July 1st, making it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a passenger under the age of 18 on board. Police will be stationed at school zones during pick-up and drop-off times over the next two weeks, making sure people
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:32
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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
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Smoking, vaping banned at University of Hawaii campuses

The prohibition applies in all indoor and outdoor areas on UH property and took effect Tuesday when Senate Bill 134 became law. It covers the use of cigarettes, electronic smoking devices, cigars, pipes, and chewing tobacco. The law does not prohibit po
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 12, 2018 14:14
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[Hawaii] New Law Makes All 10 University of Hawai‘i Campuses Tobacco-Free

The process of making all 10 University of Hawaiʻi campuses tobacco-free begins today after new legislation sponsored by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network became law. Electronic cigarettes are included in the comprehensive tobacco-free l
Maui (HI) Now
added Jul 12, 2018 13:24
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[Hawaii] Maui Smoke Free Cars Law Takes Effect July 1

Advocates with the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institute say that there are over 7,000 chemicals in secondhand smoke, and at least 69 of them are known to cause cancer. The organizations say secondhand smoke in car
Maui (HI) Now
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Sara Kay of Honolulu, Hawaii, As National Youth Champion

Sara Kay, 18, of Honolulu, Hawaii, has been named the 2018 National Youth Champion by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. Sara received the organization's highest youth honor yesterday in Washington, D.C.
PR Newswire
added May 25, 2018 22:06
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Hawaii lacks enforcement for underage e-cigarette sales

A federal crackdown is underway, targeting illegal e-cigarette sales to minor across the country. But little is being done in our islands. Even though Hawaii was the first state to raise the smoking age to 21 for regular cigarettes and electr
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:48
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[Hawaii] VIDEO: Vaping now an epidemic among US high schoolers

A sharp spike in vaping and the use of e-cigarettes by students has grabbed the attention of the US Food and Drug Administration. The rapid spread of the fad was flagged in a 2016 report from the US surgeon general. It cited a 900% increase in e-cigarett
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:39
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[Hawaii] Tobacco Restrictions Considered at the Legislature

Lawmakers are taking up two bills today, one making the University of Hawaiʻi a tobacco-free zone and another to restrict access to e-cigs to those under 21. The Hawaii Public Health Institute supports both measures. The Conversation's Catherine Cruz ta
Hawaii Public Radio
added Apr 7, 2018 20:39
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[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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