• Hawaiʻi State Senate

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

State Capitol

WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 2017

2:00 p.m.

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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