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Obama Administration Takes Action To Protect Youth From E-cigarettes

Obama Administration Takes Action to Protect Youth from E-cigarettes

May 5, 2016

Under the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act  the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was given immediate oversight authority over cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and roll-your own tobacco. The law was a major achievement for the Obama Administration…

Kick Butts Day 2016 Attended By 77 Youth!

Kick Butts Day 2016 attended by 77 youth!

April 2, 2016

On March 24th, CTFH hosted a Kick Butts Day event and rally at the Hawai‘i State Capitol. The theme for this year’s Kick Butts Day was the Youth Council’s chosen policy priority: prohibiting smoking, including electronic smoking devices, in a vehicle…

New Laws To Tackle Tobacco Use Launch With New Year

New laws to tackle tobacco use launch with new year

January 1, 2016

Historic laws go into effect January 1, 2016. Today, Hawai`i becomes the first state in the nation to raise the legal age to purchase or consume tobacco products to 21. This is a crowning achievement for the our public health…

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