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Hawaii becomes first U.S. state to raise smoking age to 21

Also on Friday, Ige signed a bill banning smoking and e-cigarette use at state parks and beaches, acts already banned in all city and county parks other than of Kaua'i County, according to his office.
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2015 06:54
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[Hawaii] Gov. Ige signs bill banning use of e-cigs in places where cigarette smoking is banned

House Bill 940 states the use of e-cigarettes in these locations creates a disturbance in work environments and would confuse the public. It would also “reverse the progress that has been made in establishing a social norm that smoking is not permitte
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Teen use of e-cigarettes growing; Hawaii use rates higher than in mainland

E-cigarette use among teenagers is growing in the U.S., and Hawaii teens take up e-cigarette use at higher rates than their mainland counterparts, a new study by University of Hawaii Cancer Center researchers has found.
EurekAlert
added Dec 16, 2014 06:29
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[Hawaii] Bill raising Honolulu smoking age advances

The Honolulu City Council's Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 20:06
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[Hawaii] BONIFACIO: Hawai'i County tobacco law should have been better

putting the blame solely on retailers does not properly teach the minors to take responsibility for their actions. By forgoing discipline, they are not being taught a lesson. The lenient punishment also does not make minors afraid of the consequences tha
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Jul 8, 2014 16:10
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[Hawaii] County 4th in nation to raise tobacco sale 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 (http://bit.ly/TAohNF )
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 6, 2014 18:44
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The Hawaii Tobacco Quitline Launches New Campaign For New Year's

is gearing up with a new campaign to help residents of Hawaii quit smoking for good as part of their New Year's Resolutions. Every New Year's Eve, thousands of people across Hawaii promise to better themselves in the coming year, vowing to give up bad hab
PR Newswire
added Dec 30, 2013 12:54
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[Hawaii] Electronic cigarettes to be banned from all State Health Department areas

more people are saying 'not in our workplace.' The latest ban comes from the State Department of Health. Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, 'vaping" as it's called, will be banned inside any building that houses state health workers. That's 80 offices across Hawaii
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Dec 22, 2013 23:51
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[Hawaii] LUZ: No smoking: students should respect others, ‘Āina

Cigarette smoking should only be allowed in designated areas or should simply be banned on campus grounds. Why should we let this paper-stick filled with deadly chemicals hurt the quality of life on our campus?
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Sep 18, 2013 03:14
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Smoking ban on Hawaii's beaches

Seaside cigarettes will be prohibited from January 1, 2014, while lighting up in parks, swimming pools and bus stops will also be outlawed. The ban will be preceded by a campaign to increase awareness among locals and tourists about the new rules. It wi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 13, 2013 16:19
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