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Longitudinal study of e-cigarette use and onset of cigarette smoking among high school students in Hawaii [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Adolescents who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes. This result together with other findings suggests that policies restricting adolescents’ access to e-cigarettes may have a rationale from a public health standpoint
Tobacco Control
added Jan 26, 2016 13:28

[Hawaii] expert reaction to study of e-cigarette use and cigarette smoking in children

“This study does not provide evidence that e-cigarettes are a gateway to regular smoking in teenagers. It is important that ongoing research on this topic is conducted, including in the UK, where e-cigarette age of sale laws already exist and significan
Science Media Centre (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:27

[UK, Hawaii] Teenagers who use e-cigarettes 'more likely to take up smoking', study finds

Just under a third of more than 2,300 students had used e-cigarettes when they were first questioned in 2013 at the age of 14, the study published in the journal Tobacco Control found. "This suggests that e-cigarette use among adolescents is not without b
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 26, 2016 13:19

[Connecticut, Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CT Should Ban Smoking And E-Cigs For People Under 21

This pernicious social problem must be curbed, and raising the state smoking age to 21 is an excellent way to do it.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 20, 2016 21:12

[Hawaii] Hawai’i Smokers Pay One of the Nation’s Highest Financial Costs

Hawai’i ranked 48th for overall costs related to smoking. The study included all of the states and the District of Columbia and used a rank base where zero was the lowest, 25 was average, and 51 was the highest. Although among the highest costs in the c
Big Island Now
added Jan 20, 2016 02:25
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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

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

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 (Independent Reporter)
added Jan 9, 2016 12:11

[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

[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, including New York City. The effects have been tremendous: Needha
Metro International
added Jan 8, 2016 04:38
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