Hawaii set to be the first State to raise vaping age to 21, will the rest of US follow?

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Here’s a thought; You can die for your country, but can’t smoke a cigarette…a bill passed by the Hawaii state Senate on Friday, 19-4 that would raise the smoking age to 21. If the governor signs the bill into law, it will make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age. The bill also includes a prohibition of sale, purchase or use of electronic cigarettes for those under the age of 21. This is clearly a response to recent studies that show e-cigarettes are on the rise among teenagers who have abandoned regular cigarettes by-and-large as a result. Read full article

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Lina Bryce (29 April 2015) Hawaii may be the first State to raise the smoking, vaping age to 21 [journal]. Retrieved from http://tinyurl.com/k2oocp3

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