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[Hawaii] VIDEO: Vaping now an epidemic among US high schoolers

A sharp spike in vaping and the use of e-cigarettes by students has grabbed the attention of the US Food and Drug Administration. The rapid spread of the fad was flagged in a 2016 report from the US surgeon general. It cited a 900% increase in e-cigarett
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:39
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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] Smokers may soon be paying more for cigarettes — a lot more

The House Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 2843 with amendments on Tuesday to significantly increase the state tobacco licensing fee. The amended bill would bump up the annual fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 to $
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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[Hawaii] Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Smoking on All UH Campuses

The House of Representatives Committees on Health & Human Services and Higher Education will hear Senate Bill 134, which prohibits smoking and tobacco use, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of the University o
Maui (HI) Now
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48
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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
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[Hawaii] AUDIO: Department of Health: Tobacco Use Reduction Saves $1B in Health Care Costs

unveiled its latest report, Hawai’i’s Tobacco Landscape, to announce the achievement of a major milestone in its prevention efforts. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Hawaii Public Radio
added Apr 7, 2018 20:38
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[Hawaii] New Law Bans Smoking in Cars with Minors Present

Bill 6, which will make it illegal for adults to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present, has passed Maui County Council. The new law brings Maui County in line with similar legislation already in place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu.
Maui (HI) Now
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Hawaii] High price of smoking

A 67-year-old Koloa man smokes almost a whole pack of Kool Blues menthol cigarettes every day at home and during work breaks... WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses — including the lifetime and annual costs of a cigarette pack per day, healt
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Hawaii] Maui youths speak out at meeting in support of secondhand smoking bill

On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52
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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Vehicles with Minors Passes Through Committee

unanimously passed the Policy, Economic Development, and Agriculture committee on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The proposed legislation, PEA-41, would prohibit smoking in vehicles in Maui County with persons under the age of 18 present.
Maui (HI) Now
added Jan 10, 2018 22:55
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