Headlines Tagged with Guam — 167 headlines found
[Guam] Cruz Bill Would Raise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco Products to the Same Level as the Tax on Cigarettes
Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced a bill to make tax rates on smokeless tobacco equal to cigarettes. The aim is to reduce consumption of all tobacco products and prevent the associated harm it causes..
Oct 14, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
Gov. Eddie Calvo on Monday said fewer Guam residents are smoking cigarettes, but taxes collected from the sale of tobacco products tell a different story. As of August, the government of Guam had collected $10.16 million in cigarette taxes -- $1.6 milli
Oct 15, 2014 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:04
That concerns Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz who authored the bill raising the cigarette tax. That bill is now P.L. 30-80. Under that law, the tax on smokeless tobacco products is just $1.05, not the $3 dollars imposed on a pack of 20 cigarettes.
Dec 10, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Dec 10, 2013 17:22
Come Jan. 1, 2018, only adults age 21 and older will be allowed to legally purchase and use tobacco and e-cigarettes on Guam. Lawmakers unanimously passed Bill 9-34 on March 9. Without any action from the governor, the measure lapsed into law this week,
Mar 24, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Mar 24, 2017 17:53
Mar 13, 2012 KUAM (gu)
added Mar 13, 2012 00:00
By delaying our children and young adults access to lethal tobacco products, we are decreasing the likelihood that they ever start smoking, thus making for a healthier community, so raising the legal smoking age to 21 makes sense.
Jul 5, 2015 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:37
Two international duty-free retailers filed separate protests yesterday against the Guam airport agency's recent signing of a contract for prime retail space at the airport terminal despite ethical and legal concerns.
May 31, 2013 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added May 30, 2013 19:13
Mr. Kebba Manneh, Chief Executive Officer of JFPH described the act of smoking at public places as devastating and a difficult matter to handle as it involves many stakeholders.
Dec 17, 2013 Foroyaa Newspaper (gm)
added Dec 17, 2013 14:33
Guam lawmakers Friday passed legislation aimed at curbing the island’s rate of tobacco users by increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco-related products, and electronic cigarettes, to 21. The Legislature voted 9-6 in favor of Vice Speaker Benjami
Jun 17, 2016 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:45
Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz, D-Piti, introduced Bill 384, to prohibit the sale of tobacco products through discounted multi-pack marketing schemes and to ultimately close another tobacco tax loophole.
Aug 11, 2014 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:36