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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, Micronesia] The vape debate continues

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.
postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 15, 2017 22:27
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Smoking age bill set for public hearing

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
postguam.com (gu)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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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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[Micronesia] Increase to Guam's tobacco tax lauded

Senator Joe San Agustin on Tuesday says the increase in tobacco taxes will help fund health and education programs, which will then decrease these programs’ reliance on the limited general fund money. The tobacco tax hike is now part of the revised fisca
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:52
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