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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] Smoking age bill revisited

A new bill that proposes to impose further restrictions on the legal smoking age was mostly greeted with support yesterday as several advocacy and awareness groups gathered again at the public hearing room of the Guam Legislature to provide input on the
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:54
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[Guam, Micronesia] Public hearing on bill to raise smoking age Wednesday

Lawmakers Wednesday afternoon will hold a public hearing on a measure that proposes to raise the legal age of purchasing tobacco and tobacco-related products on Guam from 18 to 21. The same measure passed the Legislature last term by a 9-6 vote. Gov. Ed
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:37
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[Guam, Micronesia] Local groups support bill to raise smoking age

Legislation to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 received overwhelming support from several local organizations during a public hearing at the Legislature on Wednesday afternoon. Guam Cancer Care, the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Health Partn
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:36
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[Guam, Micronesia] Cruz reintroduces legislation about sale age for tobacco products

Cruz to reintroduce legislation that would raise the age of access on Guam to tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18-21. Similar legislation introduced in his last term failed to garner enough votes for an override. Cruz says that "given the Administration's n
KUAM (gu)
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56
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[Asia-pacific, Guam] Governor criticized for vetoing tobacco access legislation

Members of Youth for Youth Live and the author of the legislation that proposed to increase the age for legal access to tobacco in Guam from 18 to 21 reacted quickly to the governor’s veto of Bill 141-33. Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz, author of the bill, o
postguam.com (gu)
added Jul 4, 2016 17:39
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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] 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] 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] 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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