In Hawaii today is the age limit for tobacco to 21 years, but about democrat Richard Creagan get what he wants, should this rating be increased considerably in a short period of time.
According to CNN intends to propose a 100-year minimum age to buy and smoke cigarettes.
Creagan, who himself is a medical doctor, call, according to Sky News the cigarette "the deadliest artifact in the history of mankind", and he believes it is the government's responsibility to see to the citizens ' health.
- We have a group of people who are very dependent, and as I see it, the victims of a ridiculously dangerous industry that has developed a product they know is deadly. We don't give people free access to opiates or other prescription medications, " he says to the Hawaii Tribune Herald.- do not Stop the problem
In many parts of the world, the authorities have adopted the increased rates and campaigns that inform about the possible extent of the damage to get røykinga to life. It doesn't seem Creagan is sufficient.
- It does not stop the problem, " he says.
If the proposal klubbes through, it will take effect in 2024. In the meantime, the plan to increase the aldersgrensa gradual: 30 years in 2020, 40 years in 2021, 50 years old in 2022 and 60 years in 2023 before it is 100 years in 2024
the Background for this step-by-step increase is that the state should have the opportunity to cover the lost avgiftsinntektene in other ways.legalizing marijuana
CNN refers to a research paper where one can read that it has a huge impact to raise the age limit to 21 years. Creagans thought is that the betrakelig higher the rating will get people to refrain from røykinga in the store and it all.
the Ban will initially apply only to cigarettes, and neither cigars, e-cigarettes or chewing tobacco, will go under the same strict aldersregimet.
British " The Independent also writes that Creagan is to legalize marijuana in the state, but he argues that it is not nearly as harmful.
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