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Hawaii smokers deal with one of nation’s highest financial costs

Hawaii’s overall rank is 48th out of 51, just above Alaska, Massachusetts and New York. The breakdown for the island state in specific categories, with 25 as the average: Out-of-Pocket Cost per Smoker – $164,538 (Rank: 49th) Financial Opportunity Cost
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jan 20, 2016 02:24
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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
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Will Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) Stock Be Affected By Hawaii’s Increased Smoking Age

What if these states included New York, New Jersey, and California? This would certainly be a cause for concern among investors of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM). For now though, we can probably expect a similar roller coaster ride for the sto
IR.net (Independent Reporter)
added Jan 9, 2016 12:11
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[California, Hawaii] Efforts continue to raise legal smoking age to 21

Health advocates in Merced County are applauding Hawaii’s implementation of a new law making it illegal for anyone younger than 21 to smoke traditional or electronic cigarettes. As of Jan. 1, Hawaii became the first state in the nation to raise its lega
Merced (CA) Sun-Star
added Jan 8, 2016 04:38
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[Hawaii] Which state will be next to raise the smoking age to 21?

While Hawaii is currently the only state with a state-wide 21 and under ban on smoking, 107 U.S. cities in nine states (not including Hawaii) have the same law, according to Tobacco21.org, including New York City. The effects have been tremendous: Needha
Metro International
added Jan 8, 2016 04:38
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Hawaii becomes first state to raise legal smoking age to 21

The last state to join the union has become the first to raise the legal smoking age to 21. As of Jan. 1, state law in effect across Hawaii prohibits anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing cigarettes, including both the traditional type and the incre
Washington Times
added Jan 8, 2016 02:15
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License to chill: Pierce Brosnan cuts a relaxed figure as he eases himself into island life on the beach in Hawaii

the Survivor actor snapped a selfie of himself smoking a cigar, and referenced the slogan on his cap to match his mood, writing: 'Make par not war ...2016.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2016 17:50
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[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
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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
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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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