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9th October 2023
22nd August 2023
4th July 2023
US - Hawaii: Governor Josh Green has signed Senate Bill 975, now Act 62, saying it will “help reduce exposure to harmful chemicals and decrease the number of young people and children becoming lifetime nicotine addicts”. It establishes an offence of unlawful shipment of tobacco products to anyone who does not hold a valid retail permit or wholesale licence. It also includes “electronic smoking devices” and e-liquids under the definition of “tobacco products” for tax purposes, which will mean a wholesale tax of 70% applies from 1st January 2024.
8th June 2023
2nd March 2023
US - Hawaii: The House Committee on Finance has recommended that House Bill 551 be passed unamended. The bill would prohibit the sale of flavoured tobacco products and the mislabelling of e-liquids as nicotine-free.
22nd February 2023
US - Hawaii: The Senate Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection has recommended that Senate Bill 1447 be passed with amendments. The bill would leave counties the right to regulate the sale of tobacco and e-cigarette products, as long as ordinances are not in direct conflict with state law or less stringent.
10th February 2023
3rd February 2023
24th January 2023
18th January 2023
US - Hawaii: Senate Bill 148 has been introduced, which would prohibit the sale or furnishing of a tobacco product or e-cigarette to anyone born on or after 1st January 2003.
15th July 2022
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