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[American Samoa, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Marianas Islands, Palau] Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance --- Pacific Island United States Territories, 2007

CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 22, 2008 00:00
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[Guam] Cruz hopes to move smoking age bill forward, raise age to 21

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
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added May 16, 2016 09:22
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Ban on smoking in bars lapses into law

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
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:17
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[Guam] Cruz Resolution Calls on Senate to Ratify W.H.O. Convention on Tobacco Control

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].
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:23
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[Guam] Public Health says no to smokers

Effective immediately, the Department of Public Health and Social Services will not hire people who smoke.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Dec 18, 2012 14:56
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Editorial: Raising smoking age would benefit students, youth

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
postguam.com (gu)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Calvo vetoes bill to raise Guam legal age to buy tobacco products

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.”
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:09
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[Guam, Micronesia] Legal smoking age going from 18 to 21 on New Year's Day

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
KUAM (gu)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:39
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Fines to double if tobacco measure passes

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.
postguam.com (gu)
added Mar 9, 2017 19:28
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Bar owners face $3000 fine if smoking allowed

Bar owners have just under a year to implement a no-smoking policy in their establishments as Public Law 33-121 will take effect Jan. 1, 2017. The legislation, which lapsed into law on Feb. 4, will, among other provisions, prohibit smoking in establishmen
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:40
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