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Gov. Ige signs bill raising legal smoking age in Hawaii to 21

There will be no grandfather clause so an 18-year-old who can smoke legally now will not be able to do so legally as of January 1, when the law takes effect. "Most people who begin smoking, about 99 percent, start before age 21, so this will help our yo
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:51
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Hawaii governor signs bill making it the first state to raise legal smoking age to 21

Stores caught selling tobacco to anyone under 21 will be fined $500 for the first offense and then anywhere from $500 to $2,000 Any minors caught by police using tobacco products are subject to a $10 fine for the first offense and any subsequent violatio
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:49
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[Hawaii] GOVERNOR IGE SIGNS HISTORIC SMOKING MEASURE

Act 122 will make Hawai‘i the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale, purchase, possession or consumption of cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices (or e-cigarettes) to anyone under age 21.
Office of the Governor Hawaii
added Jun 20, 2015 19:47
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[Hawaii] KOZAK: Health Beat: Here’s One Doctor Who Isn’t Sold on Raising Legal Smoking Age to 21

Even though a ban makes sense medically, it’s one more governmental restriction. We should all worry about the precedent this will set in taking away our personal freedoms as legally recognized adults to make our own choices, good or bad, about our lifes
Honolulu Civil Beat
added May 4, 2015 16:19
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[Hawaii] Smoking is no longer cool: UH smoking ban is on the right track about changing the norm

While faced with implementation challenges, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa is preparing to enforce the July 1 smoking ban by providing more resources to smokers and by promoting a cleaner and healthier environment. UH Mānoa is partnering with the tobacco
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added May 4, 2015 12:33
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[Hawaii] GOVERNOR IGE SIGNS CLEAN AIR BILL, BANNING USE OF E-CIGARETTES WHERE SMOKING IS PROHIBITED

The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free locations has had the potential to expose non-smokers and vulnerable populations, such as children and pregnant women, to aerosolized nicotine and other toxic substances, which could be dangerous to one’s he
Office of the Governor Hawaii
added May 4, 2015 12:13
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Hawaii may be the first to raise its smoking age to 21 if the governor says yes

The secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes is not completely harmless, since exposure to nicotine raises blood pressure and may have long-term effects on fetal brain development. On Friday, Ige signed a separate bill prohibiting use of e-cigarettes in place
Washington Post
added Apr 27, 2015 23:38
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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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Hawaii becomes fourth state with e-cigarette restrictions

Ige signed Act 19 (HB 940) on Thursday, restricting the use of e-cigarettes, in all locations where smoking is illegal in the state. Hawaii joins North Dakota, New Jersey and Utah, which have similar laws. “The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
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Hawaii lawmakers pass bill raising smoking age to 21

The bill, which passed the state Senate by a vote of 19-4 after clearing the house last week, would also ban the sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21. "The activities we've engaged in over the years to manage smok
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2015 12:00
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