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Big Island raises legal age for tobacco sales

The prohibition on purchases by anyone younger than 21 includes electronic cigarettes

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 01, 2014

~~<p>Hawaii County as of now prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21, becoming only the fourth municipality in the country to do so.</p>
<p>While 18-year-olds will no longer be legally permitted to buy even electronic cigarettes on Hawaii island, it's the retailers whose feet will be held to the fire.</p>
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Hawaii County as of now prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21, becoming only the fourth municipality in the country to do so.

While 18-year-olds will no longer be legally permitted to buy even electronic cigarettes on Hawaii island, it's the retailers whose feet will be held to the fire. Login for more...



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