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Is Guam smoking more? Tobacco tax revenue up by $1.6 million

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
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:04
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[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..
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
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[Guam] Rev & Tax: Cigarette Sales Drop a Third Since $3 Tax; But Smokeless Tobacco Sales Up 137%

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.
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Dec 10, 2013 17:22
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[Guam] EDITORIAL: Raise it: Higher legal age to buy tobacco is good

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.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:37
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[Guam] DFS files appeal, lawsuit

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.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added May 30, 2013 19:13
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Report: 22% of Guam students smoke

KUAM (gu)
added Mar 13, 2012 00:00
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[Guam] GOVERNMENT TO ENFORCE BAN ON PUBLIC SMOKING

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.
Foroyaa Newspaper (gm)
added Dec 17, 2013 14:33
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[Guam] Bill to raise legal smoking age passes

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
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:45
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[Guam] Bill would prohibit multi-pack tobacco discounts

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.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:36
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[Guam] Stakeholders Express Concerns over Tobacco Control As cigarette smoking increases among Adolescent & Adults

The Health DPS was speaking yesterday while opening a-day review meeting on the implementation of the development agenda in collaboration with her Ministry, RAID, the Gambia with funding from the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA).
Foroyaa Newspaper (gm)
added Mar 18, 2014 02:32
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