Headlines Tagged with Guam — 167 headlines found
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
Aug 24, 2018 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 24, 2018 12:52
, some smokers might soon be priced out of the market with a permanent increase in the so-called ‘sin tax’ on tobacco products. Smokers who can still afford the price of cigarettes will just have to pay more for the cause to quit.
Aug 7, 2018 Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:16
On Guam, we must step up efforts to clamp down on local teens’ use of e-cigarettes. Parents, teachers and other adults must educate teens about the dangers of vaping before a generation gets hooked. Stores must follow the law and not sell e-cigarettes to
Aug 2, 2018 postguam.com (gu)
added Aug 2, 2018 18:23
A third of Guam students ages 13 to 15 reported using electronic cigarettes, according to the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey factsheet. That number dwarfs the number of traditional cigarette smokers, who accounted for nearly 11 percent of students s
May 9, 2018 postguam.com (gu)
added May 9, 2018 15:06
Commissaries and exchange stores on Guam have been ordered to stop selling tobacco products — including electronic cigarettes — to personnel under age 21 because of a new law that took effect Monday on the U.S. island territory. The order, which was rel
Jan 4, 2018 Stars & Stripes
added Jan 11, 2018 20:05
Starting Monday, it is illegal for individuals under 21 to smoke cigarettes or vape or access tobacco products, the Pacific Daily News reported. The new rule was unanimously passed by the Legislature and became law without the governor's signature.
Jan 1, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2018 03:19
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
A proposal to raise Guam's tax on tobacco products is a sensible public health intervention that could help save lives. Speaker Benjamin Cruz recently introduced legislation that would raise the tax on all tobacco products. Bill 199-34 proposes to incre
Nov 1, 2017 postguam.com (gu)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:39
Within a year, the government of Guam will be required to place government stamps on all tobacco products – a change intended to better monitor and improve the collection of tobacco taxes. There currently is a sin tax of $3 per pack of cigarettes. Speak
Oct 20, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
The complaint states Brouillard's strategies to gain access to S.S. and other boys included allowing the boys to smoke tobacco, and rewarding them by often taking them out to McDonald's or other restaurants.
Oct 18, 2017 Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 18, 2017 13:54