Headlines Tagged with Guam — 163 headlines found
Commissaries and exchange stores on Guam have been ordered to stop selling tobacco products — including electronic cigarettes — to personnel under age 21 because of a new law that took effect Monday on the U.S. island territory. The order, which was rel
Jan 4, 2018 Stars & Stripes
added Jan 11, 2018 20:05
Starting Monday, it is illegal for individuals under 21 to smoke cigarettes or vape or access tobacco products, the Pacific Daily News reported. The new rule was unanimously passed by the Legislature and became law without the governor's signature.
Jan 1, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2018 03:19
Contrary to what people might think, vaping for teens is not illegal. The Youth Protection Act addresses “tobacco products and electronic cigarettes,” but there are those who are working to include vaping as well.
Nov 15, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:27
A proposal to raise Guam's tax on tobacco products is a sensible public health intervention that could help save lives. Speaker Benjamin Cruz recently introduced legislation that would raise the tax on all tobacco products. Bill 199-34 proposes to incre
Nov 1, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:39
Within a year, the government of Guam will be required to place government stamps on all tobacco products – a change intended to better monitor and improve the collection of tobacco taxes. There currently is a sin tax of $3 per pack of cigarettes. Speak
Oct 20, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
The complaint states Brouillard's strategies to gain access to S.S. and other boys included allowing the boys to smoke tobacco, and rewarding them by often taking them out to McDonald's or other restaurants.
Oct 18, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:54
Other opponents of ESD regulations argue that people should have the freedom to use ESDs in public places. But the cost of secondhand smoke is too high as bystanders can inhale the aerosol from an e-cigarette. Cruz's proposed ban on vaping in public pla
Oct 15, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 16, 2017 05:54
Guam legislative Speaker Benjamin Cruz, D-Tumon, is proposing that Guam residents vote on an increase in the tobacco tax to curb Guam's smoking rates. According to news files, the implementation of the current $3 per-pack sin tax on cigarettes did not m
Oct 13, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 13, 2017 01:12
The cost of a pack of cigarettes would increase by $1 under legislation introduced yesterday morning by Speaker Benjamin Cruz, who plans to submit the proposal to voters in the General Election next year.
Oct 13, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:37
A new bill introduced by Speaker Benjamin Cruz wants to expand the ban on smoking in public places to also prohibit the use of electronic smoking devices in the same locations. "Vaping is a choice. Breathing isn't," said Cruz, who introduced Bill 198-34
Oct 11, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:02