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Should 20-year-olds be allowed to smoke? Why Hawaii says no.

The state is the first to ban tobacco for those under age 21, but more than 100 communities in the US have done the same in an effort to fight addiction before it starts... An overwhelming 90 percent of America's daily smokers began before age 19, accord
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 11, 2016 21:27

[California, Hawaii] New Year Heralds New Laws Raising Tobacco Sale Age to 21

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids applauds Hawaii, Santa Clara County and the growing number of cities and counties that have raised the tobacco sale age to 21. Increasing the tobacco sale age to 21 will reduce tobacco use among youth and young adults –
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 30, 2015 23:48

Hawaii-based troops face new tobacco ban

Navy and Marine Corps Exchanges will stop selling tobacco products — including smokeless tobacco and E cigarettes — to anyone under 21, the messages say, because military installations in Hawaii "are subject to concurrent jurisdiction." Under the new la
Marine Corps Times
added Dec 30, 2015 22:44

VIDEO: How will the new tobacco laws in Hawaii will lead to a smoke free Hawaii

The two laws that will take effect on January 1, 2016, encourage a smoke-free Hawai‘i by restricting the use of tobacco products. The first law raises the legal smoking age in Hawai‘i from 18 to 21. Starting on January 1, people under the age of 21 will
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Dec 30, 2015 22:42
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Hawaii to become the first state to ban smoking for under 21s: Vendors to be fined $500 if they are caught selling to anyone underage

Hawaii's governor David Inge signed the bill into a law last summer. 'Raising the minimum age as part of our comprehensive tobacco control efforts will help reduce tobacco use among our youth and increase the likelihood that our keiki will grow up tobacc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:25
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Hawaii raises age to buy tobacco

A new law that raises the minimum age to buy tobacco products and electronic smoking devices from 18 to 21 goes into effect New Year’s Day, making Hawaii the first state to enact such measures. “I think it’s great,” said John Sagud of Lihue, who started
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:18

[Hawaii] New smoking laws go into effect on New Year's, but enforcement won't be immediate

New laws affecting users of cigarettes and electronic smoking in devices in Hawaii go into effect on Jan. 1, 2016, but enforcement won't begin for three months. Health officials and Honolulu police will focus on educating residents, visitors, and retaile
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:39

VIDEO: New Hawaii smoking law will have brief educational grace period

The state announced Tuesday that there will be a brief educational grace period after the new smoking law goes into effect Friday, Jan. 1. Hawaii is raising the minimum age from 18 to 21 to buy any tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Dec 30, 2015 16:34
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The Hawaii State Department of Health wants to remind the public that, effective Jan. 1, 2016, you must be at least age 21 to buy tobacco products and electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes) in Hawaii. Hawaii is the first state in the nation to raise th
Office of the Governor Hawaii
added Dec 30, 2015 16:26

Marines Will Comply With Hawaii Law Raising Smoking Age to 21

Brilakis announced the Corps would cooperate with a new Hawaii law that raises the minimum age to use or purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The law, signed in June, is intended to stop people from becoming habitual smokers. Hawaii officials have to
added Dec 29, 2015 22:59
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