Published in Health and Medicine Week, July 26th, 2004
Chiyome Fukino, MD, the department's director, called a news conference to announce that a survey based on undercover teens trying to purchase cigarettes this year finds Hawaii among the leaders in the nation in curbing sales to teens.
"This marks an all-time low tobacco sales rate for the state of Hawaii," she said. "We now have one of the lowest, if not the lowest tobacco sales rates to minors in the nation."
Of 211 stores visited by the volunteer teen teams attempting to buy cigarettes...
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