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Two decades of tobacco reduction saves Hawaii $1 billion in health costs

Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
West Hawaii Today
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04

[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

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

[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] LETTER from the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina to Sen. Mitch McConnell (PDF)

economists at NC State University have generated trade models that estimate our increased export opportunity to the Pacific Rim nations could be as much as 40 million pounds (farm weight). This is the equivalent of doubling the production in the state of (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:07

[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

[Hawaii] Mayor signs tobacco bill into law

Mayor Billy Kenoi on Thursday signed a bill raising the tobacco sale age to 21, effective July 1. Hawaii County will join three other counties in the nation — and become the only county in the state — to prohibit tobacco sales to people younger than 21
West Hawaii Today
added Dec 20, 2013 18:10

[Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania, Hawaii] Table of Contents -- September 2013, 14 (5 suppl)

Promising Practices to Eliminate Tobacco Disparities Among Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Communities
Health Promotion Practice
added Aug 19, 2013 12:16

[Hawaii] Smokers Take A Couple Of Hits At the Legislature

SB 2691 would categorize reusable and disposable smoking devices and e-liquids in the state’s cigarette and tobacco tax law and would apply excise taxes on both products when sold by a distributor or dealer. SB 2083 would “prohibit smoking in a motor ve
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Mar 4, 2016 04:34

[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] McConnell warns Obama against tobacco carve-out in trade deal

McConnell said singling out the tobacco industry would set a dangerous precedent for future trade deals, in a letter to Obama’s top trade representative. The missive from McConnell suggests that congressional approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Hill
added Jul 31, 2015 15:41

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii] Trade deal enters final round

As trade ministers gather today on the Hawaiian island of Maui, enough uncertainties remain that participants and observers worry the talks may falter in what is supposed to be the final round.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 11:18
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