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Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
Mar 20, 2018 West Hawaii Today
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unveiled its latest report, Hawai’i’s Tobacco Landscape, to announce the achievement of a major milestone in its prevention efforts. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Mar 15, 2018 Hawaii Public Radio
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Bill 6, which will make it illegal for adults to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present, has passed Maui County Council. The new law brings Maui County in line with similar legislation already in place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu.
Feb 6, 2018 Maui (HI) Now
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A 67-year-old Koloa man smokes almost a whole pack of Kool Blues menthol cigarettes every day at home and during work breaks... WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses — including the lifetime and annual costs of a cigarette pack per day, healt
Jan 28, 2018 The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
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On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Jan 14, 2018 Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52
unanimously passed the Policy, Economic Development, and Agriculture committee on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The proposed legislation, PEA-41, would prohibit smoking in vehicles in Maui County with persons under the age of 18 present.
Jan 9, 2018 Maui (HI) Now
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Under PEA-41, individuals would be prohibited from smoking in vehicles when persons under the age of 18 are present. Groups advocating for passage of the legislation include the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institut
Dec 29, 2017 Maui (HI) Now
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A bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a minor present will be reintroduced in a special Maui County Council committee meeting on Jan. 5, 2018. Maui is the only county in the state that has not enforced such legislation. Last month
Nov 28, 2017 Maui (HI) Now
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US Senator Brian Schatz of Hawai‘i joined in reintroducing the Tobacco to 21 Act, bicameral federal legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
Nov 8, 2017 Maui (HI) Now
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A new law is now in effect making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The mayor of Honolulu Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law October 17, just days after city council unanimously approved
Oct 24, 2017 WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
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