Headlines Tagged with Guam — 163 headlines found
a proposal to raise the legal minimum smoking age in Guam from 18 to 21 will receive a public hearing. The proposal contained in Bill 141-33, if enacted into law, will increase the statutory minimum legal age of access to tobacco and electronic cigarette
May 13, 2016 postguam.com (gu)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
New tobacco rules recently coming out of California and the federal government have breathed new life into a similar tobacco prohibition measure Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz introduced a year ago. To limit the youths’ access to tobacco and curb the overal
May 16, 2016 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added May 16, 2016 09:22
while the governor has staunchly supported efforts to curb smoking rates on Guam, they’re concerned the lawmakers are beginning to over regulate. “The governor is becoming increasingly concerned, however, about the growing invasion of the Legislature and
Feb 9, 2016 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:17
Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz has introduced a resolution which calls on the Obama Administration and the U.S. Senate to support and ratify the World Health Organization's [WHO] "Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" [FCTC].
Jan 15, 2013 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:23
Effective immediately, the Department of Public Health and Social Services will not hire people who smoke.
Dec 19, 2012 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:56
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
The bill's chief sponsor, Speaker Benjamin Cruz, said he introduced the bill, called the Youth Protection Act of 2017...Cruz said the legislation is for "every high school student who's felt pressured by her peers; every cancer survivor who's suffered fr
Mar 10, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:32
In his veto letter, Calvo said the “government is not a nanny” and that island lawmakers don’t have the right to tell Guam residents old enough to serve in the military, vote, marry and have children “that they can’t buy a pack of cigarettes.”
Jul 1, 2016 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:09
Governor Eddie Calvo will let Bill 9 lapse into law essentially raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21. Bill 9 passed this month with a unanimous vote by senators. The bill was introduced by Speaker BJ Cruz and would raise the legal smoking age on G
Mar 22, 2017 KUAM (gu)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:39
Fines for the sale of tobacco products to underage individuals may double if a new bill increasing the minimum age for tobacco use is enacted. Fernando Esteves, a freshman Republican senator, suggested the amendment during legislative session yesterday.
Mar 9, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Mar 9, 2017 19:28