From the Hawaii Tribune-Herald:
Senate Bill 2495 proposes changing the law surrounding the sale and use of the cigarette alternatives by requiring retailers of electronic smoking devices to obtain a license from the department of health; it would limit the retail sale of the products to retailers who also have a retail tobacco permit; use revenue from the sale of the devices to support smoking cessation programs in the state; amend Hawaii’s antismoking statute to prohibit the use of the devices in public places and places of employment; and restrict the sale, distribution and display of the products in a manner similar to tobacco. Read more.
And here’s the latest in other neighbor isle gov’t, biz, culture and politics:
Photo: E-cigarettes. (lindsay-fox)
—Chad Blair …