Posted by: audreybenenati | February 16, 2010

Hawaii residents back anti-smoking efforts

Monday, February 15, 2010, 2:45pm

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

More than nine of 10 Hawaii residents consider it important to continue using the state’s tobacco settlement money for smoking-cessation programs and to reduce smoking among minors, according to a new survey.

Tobacco companies pay settlement monies to Hawaii to compensate taxpayers for smoking-related health-care costs, and much of it goes to fund tobacco-prevention and control programs statewide.

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