Headlines Tagged with Hawaii — 992 headlines found
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)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:08
The capital of Hawaii has passed a new law making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present. The ban will heavily fine any smoker caught with a regular or electronic cigarette while a minor is in the vehicle. Honolulu’s mayor Kirk
Oct 19, 2017 WDJT-TV CBS58 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by supporters of the bill. The bill bans smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a car if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. The measure is intend
Oct 11, 2017 KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:13
A similar bill was introduced in Georgia during the 2015-2016 regular session and overwhelmingly passed the State Senate in a 37-3 vote. However, the bill apparently stalled in the Georgia Houses of Representatives and was never signed into law by the go
Oct 19, 2017 WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:13
Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by supporters of the bill. The bill bans smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a car if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger.
Oct 19, 2017 WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has 10 days to sign the bill into law. The law would go into effect immediately upon his signing. Council chairman Ron Menor says council members passed the bill because they recognized the harmful effects of cigarettes.
Oct 11, 2017 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:20
Maui County Council committee members want to protect minors from secondhand smoke but have questions regarding enforcement and privacy issues surrounding a bill to ban smoking in cars when minors are present.
Sep 19, 2017 Maui News
added Sep 20, 2017 03:43
Bill 70 would designate motor vehicles as smoke-free zones for children. Smoking is already banned in public facilities, parks and at bus stops. State Department of HealthTobacco, Prevention and Education program manager, Lila Johnson, testified in fav
Sep 13, 2017 Hawaii Public Radio
added Sep 14, 2017 14:00
The bill also includes a ban on E-cigarettes inside the car. According to Menor, the bill would put Honolulu at the forefront locally as well as nationally in the effort to reduce children's exposure to harmful effects of secondhand smoke.
Aug 10, 2017 WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:15
It was the bill’s first reading on Wednesday. The Coalition for Tobacco Free Hawaii says it’s important because of the popularity of vaping these days.
Aug 9, 2017 KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:37