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SB299     
Measure Title: RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
Report Title: Electronic Smoking Device; Excise Tax; Tobacco Prevention and Control Trust Fund; Smoking Cessation; Smoking; Minors; Sale or Purchase Prohibited
Description: Establishes an excise tax on electronic smoking devices equal to 30 per cent of the wholesale price of each electronic smoking device kit, electronic smoking device nicotine cartridge, or electronic smoking device nicotine refill sold, used, or possessed by a wholesaler or dealer on or after January 1, 2016. Allocates taxes collected to the Hawaii tobacco prevention and control trust fund, to be used for smoking cessation programs in Hawaii, with an emphasis on teen smoking prevention and cessation programs. Amends Hawaii's anti-smoking statute to prohibit the use of electronic smoking devices in places open to the public and other specified locations. Prohibits the sale or furnishing of electronic smoking devices to a minor under twenty-one years of age. Prohibits minors under twenty-one years of age from purchasing electronic smoking devices.
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HTH/CPN, WAM
Introducer(s): GREEN, BAKER, HARIMOTO, Ihara, Keith-Agaran, Kidani, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, Wakai

Sort by Date Status Text
1/23/2015SIntroduced.
1/23/2015SPassed First Reading.
1/23/2015SReferred to HTH/CPN, WAM.
2/3/2015SThe committee(s) on HTH/CPN has scheduled a public hearing on 02-10-15 9:00AM in conference room 229.
2/10/2015SThe committee(s) on HTH/CPN deferred the measure.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HTH/CPN 229 2/10/2015 9:00 AM View