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[California] PHILLIPS: Hawaii should snuff its irrational smoking ban

so a 20-year-old who can smoke legally now will be forced to quit cold turkey ... Unfortunately, this liberty-crushing insanity isn’t just limited to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; a bill to raise the smoking age to 21 is currently working its way thro
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 29, 2015 13:55
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Alarmed at rising teen e-cigarette use, Hawaii raises smoking age to 21

Blame e-cigarettes. Hawaii’s lawmakers are alarmed at the growing popularity of these battery-powered vaporizers, which deliver a mist laced with nicotine, the active drug in tobacco. In the bill, they cite concerning statistics about the devices: “Acco
The Washington Post
added Jun 25, 2015 20:59
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[Hawaii] PHILLIPS: BANNING E-CIGARETTES MIGHT BE MORE PRESSING THAN RAISING THE LEGAL SMOKING AGE

no matter how good cotton candy vaping tastes like, it still contains nicotine, just as regular cigarettes do and it still contains chemicals that are very bad news for your body, since they have carcinogenic effects themselves. So, instead of introducin
Wall Street Hedge
added Jun 24, 2015 16:20
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[Hawaii, Wisconsin] AUDIO: Big Question: Should The Smoking Age Be 21?

Joy Cardin looks at the pros and cons of raising the legal smoking age.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:27
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Growing popularity of e-cigarettes pushes Hawaii to raise legal smoking age to 21

The new law in Hawaii comes after researchers at the University of Hawaii reported that 30 per cent of 14- to 16-year-olds had experimented with e-cigarettes. It was feared that this would encourage them to consider smoking conventional cigarettes. Des
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:47
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Hawaii becomes first U.S. state to raise smoking age to 21

Also on Friday, Ige signed a bill banning smoking and e-cigarette use at state parks and beaches, acts already banned in all city and county parks other than of Kaua'i County, according to his office.
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2015 06:54
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With Governor’s Signature, Hawaii Becomes First State to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

lawmakers have listened to the state’s voters and youth, and their action will improve the state’s health for generations to come...Hawaii joins at least 68 cities and counties (PDF) in eight states that have raised the tobacco age of sale to 21.... The i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 21, 2015 12:01
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[Hawaii] Hawaiʻi First in Nation to Raise Age of Sale for Tobacco to 21

The law was drafted toward preventing the initiation of tobacco use among youth. According to language in the bill, “The legislature finds that the use of electronic smoking devices is prevalent among adolescents in Hawaiʻi. According to recent figures
Maui (HI) Now
added Jun 20, 2015 19:52
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Gov. Ige signs bill raising legal smoking age in Hawaii to 21

There will be no grandfather clause so an 18-year-old who can smoke legally now will not be able to do so legally as of January 1, when the law takes effect. "Most people who begin smoking, about 99 percent, start before age 21, so this will help our yo
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:51
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Hawaii governor signs bill making it the first state to raise legal smoking age to 21

Stores caught selling tobacco to anyone under 21 will be fined $500 for the first offense and then anywhere from $500 to $2,000 Any minors caught by police using tobacco products are subject to a $10 fine for the first offense and any subsequent violatio
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:49
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