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[Hawaii] KOZAK: Health Beat: Here’s One Doctor Who Isn’t Sold on Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21

Even though a ban makes sense medically, it’s one more governmental restriction. We should all worry about the precedent this will set in taking away our personal freedoms as legally recognized adults to make our own choices, good or bad, about our lifes
Honolulu Civil Beat
added May 4, 2015 16:19
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[Hawaii] Smoking is no longer cool: UH smoking ban is on the right track about changing the norm

While faced with implementation challenges, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is preparing to enforce the July 1 smoking ban by providing more resources to smokers and by promoting a cleaner and healthier environment. UH Mānoa is partnering with the tobacco
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added May 4, 2015 12:33
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[Hawaii] GOVERNOR IGE SIGNS CLEAN AIR BILL, BANNING USE OF E-CIGARETTES WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED

The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free locations has had the potential to expose non-smokers and vulnerable populations, such as children and pregnant women, to aerosolized nicotine and other toxic substances, which could be dangerous to one’s he
Office of the Governor Hawaii
added May 4, 2015 12:13
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Hawaii may be the first to raise its smoking age to 21 if the governor says yes

The secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes is not completely harmless, since exposure to nicotine raises blood pressure and may have long-term effects on fetal brain development. On Friday, Ige signed a separate bill prohibiting use of e-cigarettes in place
The Washington Post
added Apr 27, 2015 23:38
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[Hawaii] Gov. Ige signs bill banning use of e-cigs in places where cigarette smoking is banned

House Bill 940 states the use of e-cigarettes in these locations creates a disturbance in work environments and would confuse the public. It would also “reverse the progress that has been made in establishing a social norm that smoking is not permitte
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Hawaii becomes fourth state with e-cigarette restrictions

Ige signed Act 19 (HB 940) on Thursday, restricting the use of e-cigarettes, in all locations where smoking is illegal in the state. Hawaii joins North Dakota, New Jersey and Utah, which have similar laws. “The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Hawaii lawmakers pass bill raising smoking age to 21

The bill, which passed the state Senate by a vote of 19-4 after clearing the house last week, would also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21. "The activities we've engaged in over the years to manage smok
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2015 12:00
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[Hawaii] E-cigs now included in smoking ban ($$)

On Thursday, Ige signed legislation that requires e-cigarette users, starting Jan. 1, to abide by the same requirements that were put into place in 2006 that ban smoking in indoor areas of work sites, restaurants and bars. Login for more...
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 11:59
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Hawaii To Raise Smoking Age To 21

bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor. The bill would prevent adolescents from smoking, buying or possessing both traditional and electronic cigar
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2015 11:57
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[Hawaii] Hawai’i Makes History by Passing Bill to Increase Age of Sale for Tobacco Products to 21

The bill now goes to Governor David Ige, whose signature will make Hawai’i the first state in the nation to raise the tobacco sale age to 21. This bold step will reduce smoking among young people, save lives and help make the next generation tobacco-free.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 25, 2015 11:56
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