Cigarettes in Hawaii may soon go up in smoke — thanks to a proposed bill that aims to bar sales of them to anyone under the age of 100.
If enacted, the law would ultimately ban the sale of cigarettes by raising the minimum age of legal access to cigarettes to 30 in 2020, to 40 in 2021, to 50 in 2022, to 60 in 2023 and finally to 100 in 2024.
Under the bill, e-cigarettes are excluded on the premise that they “differ from regular cigarettes in that they have a much lower carcinogenic potential than cigarettes.”
Cigars and chewing tobacco are also left out of the bill.
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