Hawaii: smoking to be banned on Waikiki Beach

Legislation that would ban smoking on Waikiki Beach advanced in Hawaii Legislature Supporters say the bill could help boost tourism, while opponents say it will hinder an already struggling industry. “The beach is littered with cigarette butts, and this will make a statement that we want to keep one of our great resources litter-free. When you’re on the beach and you’re around children, this is not a good place to smoke to begin with,” said state Rep. Tom Brower, who introduced the bill.Source: Honolulu Advertiser; find Article here>>.

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