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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Laws Reduce Heart Deaths

Hawaii was a leader in enacting smoke free legislation in the United States, in being only the 14th state to go smoke-free through a comprehensive law that protects workers and patrons throughout our state from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Nov 16, 2012 18:26
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Not good news for smokers

Fewer people smoke today, but 30 reports later the surgeon general’s findings about smoking remain grim. Among those cited in last year’s report on surgeongeneral.gov: “You don’t have to be a heavy smoker or a long-time smoker to get a smoking-related d
Maui News
added Nov 4, 2016 19:53
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VIDEO: More Hawaii children sickened by e-cigarette liquid

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
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes 'more likely to take up smoking', study finds

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
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:19
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[Connecticut, Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CT Should Ban Smoking And E-Cigs For People Under 21

This pernicious social problem must be curbed, and raising the state smoking age to 21 is an excellent way to do it.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 20, 2016 21:12
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[Australia, Hawaii] TIENHAARA/GLEESON: Govt should own up to cost of tobacco litigation

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
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 31, 2015 12:21
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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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[Hawaii] E-Cigarettes May Lure Teens into Traditional Smoking

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
LiveScience.com (Yahoo!)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:15
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: State should raise age to buy tobacco ($$)

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."
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 7, 2014 21:02
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[Hawaii] Big Isle increases tobacco sales age

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.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2014 03:20
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