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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Guam ban on smoking in bars to become law in 2017

Smoking in bars will be prohibited in Guam next year under a measure that expands provisions to the island's anti-smoking law. The Legislature voted last month in favor of expanding the Natasha Smoking Act pf 2005 to include bars in the list of establis
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 17:07
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Cancer society salutes new smoking law

saluting Guam lawmakers for the recently passed Bill 143, which seeks to strengthen the anti-smoking Natasha Protection Act... The bill lapsed into law without the signature of Gov. Eddie Calvo, according to the governor’s spokeswoman. While the governor
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13
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[Micronesia] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Enact legislation, ban smoking in Guam's bars

Laws that prohibit smoking in public places like bars and restaurants help improve the health of workers and the general community. As a matter of protecting the public’s health, Bill 143 makes sense for our community and should become law.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:46
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[Guam, Micronesia] Gov. Calvo to consider smoking ban in bars, other bills

more than a dozen measures are now awaiting the governor’s approval, including a bill that would add bars to the list of places where indoor smoking is banned. Sen. Dennis Rodriguez Jr., author of Bill 143-33, believes the measure would strengthen the Na
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jan 21, 2016 20:06
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[Guam] EDITORIAL: Raise it: Higher legal age to buy tobacco is good

By delaying our children and young adults access to lethal tobacco products, we are decreasing the likelihood that they ever start smoking, thus making for a healthier community, so raising the legal smoking age to 21 makes sense.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jul 8, 2015 21:37
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Is Guam smoking more? Tobacco tax revenue up by $1.6 million

Gov. Eddie Calvo on Monday said fewer Guam residents are smoking cigarettes, but taxes collected from the sale of tobacco products tell a different story. As of August, the government of Guam had collected $10.16 million in cigarette taxes -- $1.6 milli
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:04
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[Guam] Port foots $2K fine for employees smoking

After employees continually smoked outside approved smoking areas, Port Authority of Guam General Manager Joanne Brown said smoking is now banned within the yard. However, employees are allowed to go outside the yard during their breaks to other approved
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 3, 2014 22:12
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[Guam] Bill would prohibit multi-pack tobacco discounts

Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz, D-Piti, introduced Bill 384, to prohibit the sale of tobacco products through discounted multi-pack marketing schemes and to ultimately close another tobacco tax loophole.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:36
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[Guam] ACS CAN Applauds Vice Speaker Cruz for Introducing Anti-Smoking Legislation

introducing Bill #384 which would restrict those involved in the sale of tobacco products on Guam from offering discounts, free samples or multi-pack purchase prices. ACS CAN points out that tobacco remains the number one preventable cause of cancer on G
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:46
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[Guam] Stakeholders Express Concerns over Tobacco Control As cigarette smoking increases among Adolescent & Adults

The Health DPS was speaking yesterday while opening a-day review meeting on the implementation of the development agenda in collaboration with her Ministry, RAID, the Gambia with funding from the Framework Convention Alliance (FCA).
Foroyaa Newspaper (gm)
added Mar 18, 2014 02:32
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