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[Hawaii] Up in smoke

Some people are in favor of a new policy which prohibits electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette, use in state government buildings. “I think it’s good,” said Leong Lim, a state worker. “I don’t smoke, but I don’t like the smell (e-cigarettes) emit.”
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Oct 14, 2014 21:34
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[Hawaii] Kanuha wants to ban e-cigs at beaches, parks

They don’t leave butts on the beach. And there’s no secondhand smoke. But Kona Councilman Dru Kanuha thinks electronic cigarettes and vaporizers ought to go the way of the traditional leaf-and-fire tobacco product and be banned from county facilities, p
West Hawaii Today
added Oct 14, 2014 14:03
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Electronic cigarettes banned in Hawaii state buildings

e-cigarettes are prohibited from use in any enclosed or partially enclosed area such as offices, lobbies, lanai, interior courtyards, patios, covered walkways, and 20 feet from entrances, exits, windows that can be opened, and ventilation intakes that se
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Oct 14, 2014 01:43
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[Hawaii] New Policy on E-Cigs to Mirror Regular Cigarette Ban

The policy to regulate the use of the cigarettes, also known as electronic smoking devices or e-cigarettes, went into effect this month as part of the State of Hawai'i's commitment to keep workplaces and public locations smoke-free.
Big Island Now
added Oct 13, 2014 23:36
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CVS makes right move to end tobacco sales

Critics will point out that tobacco is legal and people have the right to buy it and use. And they still can. They just can’t buy it from CVS. We don’t begrudge anyone the right to smoke. We just ask that they look into its health effects and ask themsel
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Sep 13, 2014 17:54
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[Hawaii] Bill raising Honolulu smoking age advances

The Honolulu City Council's Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 20:06
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking before age 21 ($$)

the importance of making it harder for young people to purchase tobacco products in the first place.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Aug 25, 2014 17:33
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[Hawaii] Study: e-cigarette growth outpaces traditional cigarettes

Nearly half of all young adults in Hawaii have tried an electronic cigarette, according to a new report. "Anecdotally, we're told that it's more prevalent in Hawaii than other states," said Pallav Pokhrel, assistant professor at the University of Hawaii'
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 30, 2014 19:45
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[Hawaii] Oahu tobacco, e-cigarette ban for those under 21 proposed

Bill 51, introduced by Councilman Stanley Chang and Council Chairman Ernie Martin Thursday, would ban people under 21 years old from purchasing tobacco and electronic smoking products on Oahu.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 29, 2014 01:42
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Hawaii County New Law Raising the Age of Purchase for Tobacco Products to 21

Effective July 1, 2014, Hawaii County Ordinance 13-124 that Raises the Age of Sale to 21 years for all tobacco products including electronic smoking devices, will take effect.
Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii
added Jul 14, 2014 11:58
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