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[Hawaii] YADAO: Kaleo Vaping not exempt from smoke-free law

vapers should abide by and embrace the smoke-free rules just like cigarette smokers. Considering how we may never know what exactly is in a person’s vape-pen, it is too much of a risk and just plain selfish to expose unsuspecting bystanders to the mystery
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Nov 16, 2015 22:24
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Hawaii's congressional delegation introduces bill to raise smoking age to 21

U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono were among eight senators who introduced on Wednesday the Tobacco to 21st Act, a bill that would prohibit the sale or distribution of tobacco products to those under the age of 21.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:24
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[Hawaii] Dr. Beach to give extra credit to no-smoking beaches

"Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban smoking. Professor Stephen Leatherman... "The No. 1 form of litter on beaches is cigarette butts, and it is disgusting," Leat
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2015 18:17
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[Hawaii] Residential common areas are off-limits for smoking ($$)

Disputes among smokers and nonsmokers living in apartment buildings and other close quarters are a perennial topic for Kokua Line. Rules vary according to the property type. Secondhand smoke exposure “in multiunit housing is problematic because there is
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Sep 2, 2015 10:23
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[Hawaii] MURATA: Take smoking off the sidewalks

All of the time, effort and money that went into building a completely smoke-free campus should have been directed elsewhere. It would take just 10 minutes to buy signs designating smoking areas for the entire Mānoa; to install them, it would take the ti
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Sep 1, 2015 18:15
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[Hawaii] Maui Committee Considers Smoking Ban at Bus Stops

A bill that seeks a ban on smoking at county bus stops will be considered by the Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee this week. The bill was introduced by Presiding Officer Pro Tempore Michael Victorino.
Maui (HI) Now
added Aug 18, 2015 09:13
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[Australia, Hawaii] VERRENDER: Why we should welcome TPP talks stalling

Philip Morris took legal action in Australia. It argued the decision was an infringement of its intellectual property and it went all the way to the High Court. It lost on all counts every step of the way. But it has one last chance, courtesy of a trade
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:44
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[Australia, Hawaii] VERRENDER: Why we should welcome TPP talks stalling

Philip Morris took legal action in Australia. It argued the decision was an infringement of its intellectual property and it went all the way to the High Court. It lost on all counts every step of the way. But it has one last chance, courtesy of a trade
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 3, 2015 02:44
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] McConnell keeps pressure on Obama in effort to protect tobacco in multi-national trade deal

Obama was granted fast-track trade in large part with McConnell’s help in June. The Hill writes that McConnell won’t be able to block a vote, but either chamber could sink the deal based on a majority vote. In Kentucky, the TPP issue is already on the r
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:35
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] In a setback for Obama, negotiators fail to wrap up Pacific trade pact

Rep. Sander M. Levin (D-Mich.)...said he also wanted the TPP to explicitly reserve the right of member countries to regulate tobacco products. In a statement after the news conference, Levin said that “it is wise that the administration did not decide to
Washington Post
added Aug 1, 2015 09:32
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