Headlines Tagged with Hawaii — 982 headlines found
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.
Feb 2, 2017 HalfWheel
added Feb 3, 2017 13:24
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 surgeongeneral.gov: “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Nov 4, 2016 Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53
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.
Oct 19, 2016 The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Oct 19, 2016 15:57
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
Jul 14, 2016 The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:50
For Christopher Takinaka, a proposed bill that seeks to prohibit smoking in cars with children under the age of 18 will protect those who cannot protect themselves. “This isn’t about the old man, driving in his car, enjoying a smoke; it’s not about me, of
Jun 20, 2016 The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jun 21, 2016 10:59
Regardless of Hon Lik’s unintentional harm in providing society with electronic cigarettes, he may have overlooked one of the biggest significant problems concerning nicotine and the consequences it carries. Studies and research provided by the American
Jun 7, 2016 Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Jun 8, 2016 18:07
KHON2 has learned e-cigarette poisonings are also a problem in Hawaii. “About 70 percent of the calls are in children and the rest are in adults,” said Dr. Alvin Bronstein, Department of Health Emergency Management Services and Injury Prevention System
May 12, 2016 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
The Hawaii Legislature fails to advance a measure that would have prohibited the act.
May 2, 2016 Honolulu Civil Beat
added May 3, 2016 15:29
A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday in downtown after he assaulted a city bus driver who told him to stop smoking on the bus, police said. The man attacked the 47-year-old male driver after the driver told him that smoking was not allowed on the bus
May 1, 2016 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 2, 2016 19:19
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.
Apr 13, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Apr 13, 2016 16:11