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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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[Guam] GOVERNMENT TO ENFORCE BAN ON PUBLIC SMOKING

Mr. Kebba Manneh, Chief Executive Officer of JFPH described the act of smoking at public places as devastating and a difficult matter to handle as it involves many stakeholders.
Foroyaa Newspaper (gm)
added Dec 17, 2013 14:33
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[Guam] Rev & Tax: Cigarette Sales Drop a Third Since $3 Tax; But Smokeless Tobacco Sales Up 137%

That concerns Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz who authored the bill raising the cigarette tax. That bill is now P.L. 30-80. Under that law, the tax on smokeless tobacco products is just $1.05, not the $3 dollars imposed on a pack of 20 cigarettes.
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Dec 10, 2013 17:22
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[Guam] Cruz Bill Would Raise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco Products to the Same Level as the Tax on Cigarettes

Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced a bill to make tax rates on smokeless tobacco equal to cigarettes. The aim is to reduce consumption of all tobacco products and prevent the associated harm it causes..
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
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