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[Hawaii] UH smoking ban on hold for review

campuswide ban on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes that was to take effect Jan. 1 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has been postponed pending review by unions and faculty.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 25, 2013 22:56
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Hawaii kids rally against tobacco and electronic cigarettes

They support legislation that would require all tobacco products to be put behind the counter, especially the flavored products like the mini cigars. "We hear from young people that one of the main ways they get tobacco products is just walking off with
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 12, 2013 05:37
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[California] EDITORIAL: Hawaii resists Big Tobacco in favor of health

So often Hawaii is seen as bringing up the rear in asserting a policy shift, but this time it’s the Californians who are lagging. At the Sacramento state house, two bills aimed at curbing youth smoking fell recently, reportedly under pressure from Big T
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 14, 2015 14:55
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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] 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] HB672 CD1.DOC - A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH.

The purpose of this part is to reduce the number of minors and youth who smoke by prohibiting the sale of electronic smoking devices to minors and the purchase of these items by minors.
Hawaii State Legislature
added Aug 7, 2013 16:58
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[Hawaii] Honolulu mayor signs smoking ban bills for Oahu beaches starting Jan. 1

You won't have to worry about stepping on cigarette butts in Oahu once a new law passes that will outlaw smoking on the island's beaches.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2013 06:39
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[Hawaii] Honolulu Follows Jamaica's Lead and Bans Smoking in Public Places

Jamaica's ban was met with criticism and despair by business owners, especially those that cater to tourists and say the restrictions limit business. Expect a similar backlash in Hawaii.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 23, 2013 19:11
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[Hawaii, New Jersey] Have Tobacco 21 Laws Come of Age?

Are Tobacco 21 laws ready to go to scale, as these legislative developments suggest? We believe they are. In the past 2 years, research has generated new evidence that these laws are effective, enjoy very high levels of public support, and have minimal e
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 25, 2016 16:26
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Hawaii Hikes Minimum Smoking Age to 21

Keli’i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii...“This is an abuse of government power and an inappropriate means to an end,”... Christopher Snowdon, director of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, says the new law may
Heartland Institute
added Feb 6, 2016 22:06
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