JOINT COMMITTEE INFO BRIEFING ON ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES, OTHER EMERGING TOBACCO PRODUCTS
WHO: Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health and House Committee on Health and Human Services
WHAT: Informational Briefing
WHERE: Conference Room 229
WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Senator Rosalyn Baker (S Dist. 6 - South and West Maui), Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health, along with Representative John Mizuno (H Dist. 28 - Kalihi Valley, Kamehameha Heights, Kalihi), Chair of the House Committee on Health and Human Services, are holding an informational briefing on Thurs., Nov. 16, 2017 in Conference Room 229 at 2 p.m. to review current policy on electronic cigarettes, electronic smoking devices (ESD), and other tobacco products being introduced on the market. Representatives from the state and public health sector will be providing the latest data on ESD. There will also be discussion on ESD from the youth perspective and on the national front.
The following individuals are scheduled to present:
Lola Irvin, Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Division Administrator, Department of Health
Dr. Thomas Wills, University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center
Isabelle Collier, Baldwin High School student
Sara Kay, Punahou School student
Trish La Chica, Hawai‘i Public Health Institute
Dr, Robert Proctor, Stanford Professor and award-wining author
To view the informational briefing notice: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2017/hearingnotices/HEARING_CPH-HHS_11-16-17_INFO_.HTM
For further information or if you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Office of Sen. Baker at 586-6070 so that arrangements can be made.
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