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  • Healthy Eating + Acting Living (HEAL) coalitions launched.
  • Obesity Prevention Task Force convened by HIPHI.
  • CTFH celebrates 20th anniversary.
  • CTFH Youth Council launched.
  • HIPHI partners with Hawaiʻi State Department of Health to implement Choose Healthy Now Initiative.
  • CTFH/HIPHI runs first counter-marketing campaign. Anti-Electronic Smoking Device radio ads begin running.
  • HIPHI and partners go on the road to talk story about health with the Pilinaha Statewide Forums.
  • Age 21 law goes into effect January 1.
  • Kauaʻi County passes law for smoke-free vehicles.
  • Lydgate Park on Kauaʻi goes smoke-free.
  • Obesity Prevention Task Force leads effort resulting in passing of physical examination requirement for seventh graders.
  • Hawaiʻi hospitals and hospital grounds go tobacco-free.

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