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[Hawaii] County raises tobacco sale age to 21

Hawaii County will join a small handful of local governments nationwide — and become the only county in the state — raising the tobacco sale age to 21, under a measure unanimously passed by the Hawaii County Council on Wednesday. The bill, having sailed
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
added Nov 23, 2013 14:42
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Hawaii Smoking Ban Stops Smokers From Lighting Up At Oahu Beaches, Other Spots

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed two bills Sunday at Waikiki Beach that ban smoking starting Jan. 1 at bus stops and parks, including beaches, playgrounds, swimming pools and athletic fields. Before the bans take effect on Jan. 1, city officials will
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2013 19:05
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[Hawaii] Caldwell to sign bills banning smoking at beaches, parks

Mayor Kirk Caldwell plans to sign two bills Sunday that ban smoking at nearly 300 Honolulu parks and about 4,000 bus stops, his administration announced today.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 21, 2013 05:00
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[Hawaii] Caldwell signs Waikiki beach smoking ban into law

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Monday signed into a law a bill that bans smoking at Waikiki Beach and other popular Oahu beaches. The law known as Bill 72 bans smoking at Kapiolani Beach Park, the Kapiolani Park Beach Center, Kuhio Beach, Sandy Beach P
Pacific Business News - Honolulu
added Apr 9, 2013 19:32
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[Hawaii] VIDEO: Beach smoking ban likely to become law

A smoking ban at some of Oahu's most popular beaches will likely become law next week. Mayor Caldwell says he will sign the bill if it passes a legal review.
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 31, 2013 22:55
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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] Tobacco Restrictions Considered at the Legislature

Lawmakers are taking up two bills today, one making the University of Hawaiʻi a tobacco-free zone and another to restrict access to e-cigs to those under 21. The Hawaii Public Health Institute supports both measures. The Conversation's Catherine Cruz ta
Hawaii Public Radio
added Apr 7, 2018 20:39
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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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