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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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[Guam] DFS files appeal, lawsuit

Two international duty-free retailers filed separate protests yesterday against the Guam airport agency's recent signing of a contract for prime retail space at the airport terminal despite ethical and legal concerns.
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added May 30, 2013 19:13
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[Guam] VIDEO: Cigarette Tax Collections May Be Lower Because Importer Is Using Tax Credits to Offset the Tax

"We received testimony from Rev&Tax that said part of the decrease might be the fact that a tax credit had been utilized by a importer and they used tax credit to offset their cigarette tax and so in the budget bill we I believe we included a provision t
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Jan 16, 2013 07:36
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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] New policy bans smoking for new Public Health hires

KUAM (gu)
added Dec 19, 2012 03:22
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