House Bill to Amend Hawaii’s Strict Smoking Ban was Killed in an Unscrupulous Manner. It has taken six long years to have a bill introduced to amend smoking in adults bars. It made it out of committee 10 to 1. There was major support in the House and the Senate to change the current law. What happened? "The House Majority Leader took it upon himself to not allow our bill to be voted on by all House members, sending our bill to be recommitted back to the House Economic Revitalization & Business Committee, essentially sinking our bill for good".
Although discouraging the Hawaii Smokers Alliance will be back next year – so look out "Anti Smoking Fanatic lawmakers who suffer from the latest debilitating disorder, ASDS (anti smoking dysfunctional syndrome). You should be afraid, very afraid!