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[Hawaii] Condo boards brace for medical marijuana smoke complaints

Right now there are some 13,000 medical marijuana patients registered in the state and that number is only expected to grow as the state’s first dispensaries open later this year. Many of those patients live in condominiums and apartment complexes.
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41

[Hawaii] Lawmaker Blows Smoke At Teen Lobbyists

But Aquino, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, hasn’t made himself available to Kay and her friends, who want him to hear an anti-smoking measure. “Honestly, it’s very frustrating,” Kay said Tuesday before launching another round of calls a
Civil Beat (HI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54

VIDEO: Lawmaker renews efforts to ban tobacco products on University of Hawaii campuses

State Senator Kaiali’i Kahele told KHON2 he introduced the bill at the request of the University of Hawaii, but a local union said the measure violates worker’s rights. Its been nearly two years since UH Manoa declared itself a smoke-free campus. We’re
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21

[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14


A bill currently making its way through the Hawaii House of Representatives is seeking to close a loophole that 13 legislators see as allowing people–particularly minors–to circumvent the state’s current tobacco taxes and laws by purchasing such products
added Feb 16, 2017 22:39

[Hawaii] Lawmakers propose hefty tax on some e-cig products

State lawmakers are exploring a measure that would implement a wholesale tax on Nicotine e-cigarettes and related products that would likely be passed on to retailers and consumers. The Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii say the tax will reduce e-cig u
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Feb 9, 2017 01:05
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Bills Seek to Cap Hawaii's Cigar Tax at 50 Cents

While some state legislators in Hawaii are seeking to raise the state’s tax on premium cigars, others are looking to lower it drastically by way of a 50-cent cap on the state’s existing rate of 50 percent of the wholesale price.
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24

[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Not good news for smokers

Fewer people smoke today, but 30 reports later the surgeon general’s findings about smoking remain grim. Among those cited in last year’s report on “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53

[Hawaii] Tobacco-free beach / Cigarettes nixed at Lydgate Beach Park

The first steps toward giving tobacco the boot at Lydgate began in 2012 with Tobacco Free Kauai and a statewide bill for tobacco-free beaches and parks, which didn’t pass. That didn’t stop the movement on Kauai, though.
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:57

[Hawaii] County may put brakes on secondhand smoke

The county’s public works and parks and recreation committee unanimously voted Wednesday to recommend passing a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles with children under the age of 18. “It comes down to taking care of our youth and the rights of ou
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50
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