Headlines Tagged with Hawaii — 979 headlines found
KHON2 has learned e-cigarette poisonings are also a problem in Hawaii. “About 70 percent of the calls are in children and the rest are in adults,” said Dr. Alvin Bronstein, Department of Health Emergency Management Services and Injury Prevention System
May 12, 2016 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
Just under a third of more than 2,300 students had used e-cigarettes when they were first questioned in 2013 at the age of 14, the study published in the journal Tobacco Control found. "This suggests that e-cigarette use among adolescents is not without b
Jan 25, 2016 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:19
This pernicious social problem must be curbed, and raising the state smoking age to 21 is an excellent way to do it.
Jan 20, 2016 Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 20, 2016 21:12
We now know how much just one case (that hasn't even ended) can cost taxpayers. To avoid having to make such expenditures in the future to defend much-needed health and environmental policies, the government needs to reject an ISDS clause applying to Aus
Aug 1, 2015 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:21
Joy Cardin looks at the pros and cons of raising the legal smoking age.
Jun 24, 2015 Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:27
Teens who use e-cigarettes don't have as many of the characteristics typically seen in teens who smoke traditional cigarettes, such as impulsiveness or having behavior problems at school, according to a new study. The finding could indicate that advertis
Dec 15, 2014 LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:15
Eighty-eight percent of adults who smoke every day picked up the addictive, deadly habit before they turned 18, according to the 2012 report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults."
Jul 7, 2014 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 7, 2014 21:02
Hawaii County on Tuesday became the fourth municipality in the nation to ban sales of tobacco products to anyone under age 21. Selling tobacco to an underage customer can bring a fine of up to $2,000, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.
Jul 2, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2014 03:20
A bill to ban tobacco use at Maui's county parks and beaches passed its second and final reading Tuesday in the Maui County Council. Bill 24 gained approval with an 8-0 vote on Earth Day after the lawmakers received more than 400 letters of testimony si
Apr 22, 2014 KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:08
A few years ago, it looked as if the University of Hawaii also would be at the forefront of this laudable national movement, which protects nonsmokers from lethal second-hand smoke and the social pressure to take up the addictive, deadly and expensive ha
Feb 21, 2014 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Feb 21, 2014 14:49