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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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[Hawaii] Researcher breaks down E-cig ingredients

University of Hawaii Cancer Center researcher Pallav Pokhrel said two ingredients manufacturers mix in E-cigarette liquids are of particular concern. "They usually like to mix propylene glycol and vegetable glycerin." he said.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 22, 2015 09:38
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[Hawaii] Tom Yamachika: Smoking Out a Frankenbill

some of the committees decided, after public input, that the large cigar tax cap wasn’t worth advancing. But supporters of the cap were able to get their language in the current version of the bill anyway! Now the Frankenbill goes to Conference Committee
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Apr 19, 2015 16:41
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[Hawaii] Biomarkers of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Racial/Ethnic Groups at High Risk for Lung Cancer

Racial/ethnic groups with higher rates of lung cancer had slower nicotine metabolism than Whites. The complex relationship between lung cancer risk and nicotine metabolism among racial/ethnic groups needs further clarification.
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 17, 2015 12:11
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