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Hawaii Lawmakers Again Eye Ban On Sales Of Flavored Tobacco

Hawaii Lawmakers Again Eye Ban On Sales Of Flavored Tobacco

January 26, 2024

It’s part of the Keiki Caucus package of bills at the Legislature. Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death both in Hawaii and the nation. The Hawaii Legislature estimates that the annual related health care costs in the…

Vaping Now Outstrips Smoking Among U.S. Young Adults

Vaping Now Outstrips Smoking Among U.S. Young Adults

November 16, 2023

THURSDAY, Nov, 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Young adults are now more likely to vape than to smoke cigarettes, with more becoming addicted to nicotine through vaping than traditional smoking, researchers say. Nearly three in five young adults who vape…

2023 Post-Legislative Session Recap

2023 Post-Legislative Session Recap

June 19, 2023

The 2023 Legislative Session ended in early May under unique circumstances. Several bills needed additional drafting time, including the state budget, and this pushed voting later than normal. The final vote on the budget was on the last day of…

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